sometimes they are red and yellow. Just because it isn't green does not mean it's not thriving. City Hall of Cambel River B.C. installed a $489,000 green roof; funded 100% by the Federal Gas Tax Dollars. Some visitors are surprised about the roof's appearance...read more ...
University of Toronto is gearing up to improve benchmark performance for green roofs. The Green Roof Innovation Testing Lab is incorporating the context of geo-specific or climate specific conditions as they help guide common industry practices and construction standards in the burgeoning green roof insdustry Learn more...
Apex Green Roofs installed a green roof on the new Middlebury College squash center in August 2014. LiveRoof representative Ben Lucas talks to Zach Despart of Addison County Independent about green roof benefits while Mark Gleason, Middlebury College Facilities Services Project Manager, discusses why Middlebury College chose a green roof.
Middlebury College seeds squash center with new green roof
Posted on August 25, 2014 | By Zach Despart
LiveRoof Representative Ben Lucas said Middlebury’s choice to install a green roof is part of a national trend in the United States.
“I think we are seeing the advent of green technology and green roofing, which to us in the U.S. is quite a new thing over the last 10 years,” Lucas said. “Since it originated in Europe, the trends we see are upward.”Read More
By Charlie Miller, P.E., Roofscapes, Inc.
Assisting were Charlie Miller of Roofscapes, Inc., Brian Taylor of AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Daniel Holahan of The Thompson & Lichtner Company, Mark Swansburg of Paradigm Partners, Rob Berghage of theCenter for Green Roof Research, Penn State University, Charlie Sinkler of Apex Green Roofs Inc., Ed Tierney of American Hydrotech, Raoul Meekcoms and Todd Skopic of Henry Company, Tracy Byrd of Cetco
Last updated: 11-27-2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown University will officially open the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts Feb. 10, 2011. The interdisciplinary arts center will foster innovation, research, collaboration, creativity, and education among the arts, humanities, and sciences and will be a focal point of the University’s College Hill campus. The 38,815-square-foot, three-story building is designed by the New York-based architecture firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro.Read More