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November 18, 2011 - Sky Gardens: Where Cool Green Meets Lofty ...: And December 1st: is a Green Wall and Roof Fo...

November 18, 2011 - Sky Gardens: Where Cool Green Meets Lofty ...: And December 1st: is a Green Wall and Roof Fo...

- Gail Johnson of Globe and Mail, talks about how it’s “Easy to be green when your roof saves you money” in Port Coquitlam, Canada. She says, “Thousands of hand-planted sedums and succulents cover the roofs of Walmart and Canadian Tire, anchor tenants at the Onni Group’s Fremont Village shopping centre.” The newly opened outlets abide by the Canadian bylaw that requires buildings of more than 5,000 square meters to use greenroof technology. Mayor Greg Moore realizes that there was some resistance from developers to the city’s new sustainability initiative but the shift to green roofs is a sign of things to come. Developers are now expressing interest in using environmentally sound technology in smaller structures as well. We know that greenroofs help reduce stormwater run off and help offset the urban heat-island effect which they can do through daily dew and evaporation c...

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.com/blog/2011/12/27/greenroofs-coms...

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GPW: Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Rooftop Healing Gardens

GPW: Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Rooftop Healing...

greenroofs.com 28 Dec '11, 2pm

The Rooftop Healing Gardens function as a “wellness” area for patients, which posed an exciting challenge for Weston Solut...

GPW: Master Builders Association Durban, Westville - (blog)

GPW: Master Builders Association Durban, Westvi...

greenroofs.com 27 Dec '11, 4am

Built in 1982 as a commercial building, the Master Builders Centre in Durban houses a large permanent exhibition and offic...

GPW: The Ramona Apartments

GPW: The Ramona Apartments

greenroofs.com 30 Dec '11, 10pm

The Ramona’s roof holds both a 30kWh photovoltaic array and 64 solar hot water panels over the ecoroof, receiving the City...

GPW: Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central: Sustainability and green building practices are being incorp...

GPW: Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Cent...

greenroofs.com 29 Dec '11, 11pm

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central is located on Logan Circle at 19th and Vine Street in Philadelphia and t...

GPW: Orchard Central Mall Greenwalls: The Singapore Institute of Architects and National Parks Board award-winni...

GPW: Orchard Central Mall Greenwalls: The Singa...

greenroofs.com 01 Jan '12, 12am

The Singapore Institute of Architects and National Parks Board award-winning project features three large living walls and...

GPW: Tremco Incorporated Headquarters

GPW: Tremco Incorporated Headquarters

greenroofs.com 09 Jan '12, 11am

- A Dryvit Outsulation Plus® MD exterior wall system featuring Dryvit’s TerraNeo™ finish. The system provides an energy ef...

20 Green Building Innovations of 2011

20 Green Building Innovations of 2011

jetsongreen.com 28 Dec '11, 7am

Our team had the great opportunity to report on hundreds of green building innovations in the form of new technologies and...

Current Green Roof Trends in Germany (2011): Following a recent survey to its member companies, the FBB (German

Current Green Roof Trends in Germany (2011): Fo...

greenroofs.com 18 Dec '11, 5am

Following a recent survey to its member companies, the FBB (German Professional Green Roof Association) estimates that aro...

Why is green tea so healthy? - Daily Mail: The ...

sfluxe.com 29 Dec '11, 12pm

It has just emerged that American doctors have developed a cream to ward off skin cancer. The magic ingredient is green te...

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blog.nature.org 27 Dec '11, 3pm

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, December 27 Written by Madeline Breen Published on December 27th, 2011 | Discuss This Article...

Green America’s Top Green Businesses of 2011

Green America’s Top Green Businesses of 2011

treehugger.com 31 Dec '11, 3pm

The votes are in. The People’s Choices for Green Business of the Year, awarded by Green America , has been selected from t...

Read Kelly Luckett's latest article "The New Face of the Green Roof Market" all about how our green roof industry...

Read Kelly Luckett's latest article "The New Fa...

greenroofs.com 30 Dec '11, 12am

approved standards that provide clear guidelines for design and maintenance of green roof systems. There are real incentiv...