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Green Roofs

Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Green Roofs articles.


Urban Air Quality, Green Building Envelope

A report from global firm Arup examines impacts of vegetation on the building envelope in cities. Is it more than "architectural window dressing?"

Amazon Brings Sustainability To Seattle HQ Campus

Green roofing from Columbia Green Technologies is part of Amazon's new downtown Seattle headquarters’ sustainable design.

Roofing Maintenance, Dollars And Sense

A well-defined proactive roofing maintenance plan delivers value by maximizing roof performance and service life.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Announces Awards of Excellence Winners

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced the eight winners of its 2015 Awards of Excellence.

Keep Cool, With Proper Cool Roof Maintenance

Proper maintenance plays a significant role in maximizing the energy benefits of a reflective roof.

Six Considerations For A Green (Vegetative) Roof

Structural factors and upkeep are among the leading items for facility decision-makers to evaluate.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Overburden Removal Warranty from LiveRoof

This applies to removing and replacing vegetative roof modules when assessing and repairing roof membrane leaks.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Single Source Warranty On Green Roofs

Sika Sarnafil and LiveRoof, LLC are providing facility managers a single source warranty on green roofs using both companies materials.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: GreenShield® Module Roof System

The Garland Company, Inc. recently updated its GreenShield® vegetative roof technology by introducing movable, interlocking container modules.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Green Roofs And Commercial Environments

Guest Contributor Kelly Duke explains how green roofs can help bring nature closer to urban settings, improve insulation and air quality, and work to deliver both economic and social benefits to their communities.

FM Issue: Vegging Out

Vegetative roofing systems (aka green roofs) are gaining popularity for many reasons.

FM Issue: Green Extremes

This past April, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), headquartered in Washington, DC, dedicated its state of the art green roof.

TFM Show Bonus Article: Green Around The Globe

Vuk Vujovic and Douglas J. Ogurek provide a brief overview of the state of sustainability around the world.

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