Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Green Roofs articles below.
Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.
Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.
Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.
The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.
Cool roofs and porous pavement are among the strategies touted in "Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, DC," authored by Capital E — focused on citywide adoption of smart surface technologies.
Certified by UL, the Sustainability Assessment for Single Ply Roofing Membranes standard applies to the company's white, tan, gray and dark gray single ply membranes, and 50 mil terra cotta membranes.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced the eight winners of its 2015 Awards of Excellence.
This applies to removing and replacing vegetative roof modules when assessing and repairing roof membrane leaks.
Sika Sarnafil and LiveRoof, LLC are providing facility managers a single source warranty on green roofs using both companies materials.
The Garland Company, Inc. recently updated its GreenShield® vegetative roof technology by introducing movable, interlocking container modules.
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.