Tag: Green Roofs

Sustainable Facilities

3 Energy-Efficient Strategies For Sustainable Facilities

Creating sustainable buildings via real-time visibility, water efficiency, and green roofs can lead to increased profits, employee morale, and environmental well-being.
Rooftop Beekeeping

The Rooftop Beekeeping Buzz: Why Buildings Are Using Bees To Go Greener

Rooftop-beekeeping can be a simple and tangible way to demonstrate commitment to environmental action, social justice, and good governance.
thermal insulation panels

GREENGUARD GOLD Thermal Insulation Panels

The SOPRA-XPS product line is a mix of extruded polystyrene thermal insulation panels made of cellular foam and primarily used as thermal insulation for foundations, walls, and inverted roof systems.
The Net, Seattle

Climate And Human Health-focused Office Building Moves Ahead

State-of-the-art ventilation, touchless features, rooftop green space highlight The Net, an Urban Visions development in downtown Seattle.
green wall systems

Moerings USA To Represent GSky Living Green Wall Systems

Moerings USA will represent GSky® living green wall systems with architects, landscape architects, and developers in the upper Midwest, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic U.S.
Statue of Liberty

Building A Museum On An Island, Challenges And Success

Phelps Construction Group recently completed the new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island.
green solutions

Three Green Solutions To Maximize Facility Usage, Profit

Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.
green building

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.
roof gardens

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.
rooftop farm

Boston Medical Center Rooftop Farm Concludes First Season

Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.
roof replacement

Roofing Renovation: 3 Energy Efficient Strategies

Roofing projects are an opportunity to bring this building envelope item up to current building codes, including energy performance aspects.
High Tech High School

New Jersey High School Of The Future Becomes Reality

The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.
urban heat island

Sustainable Exterior Surfaces, Study Quantifies Benefits

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.
UL

Duro-Last Roofing Reaches Platinum For NSF/ANSI 347

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.
building envelope

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?"
green roofing

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

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.
variable frequency drives

Keep Cool, With Proper Cool Roof Maintenance

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

Six Considerations For A Green (Vegetative) Roof

Structural factors and upkeep are among the leading items for facility decision-makers to evaluate.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .