Green Roofs For Healthy Cities

Green Roofs For Healthy Cities
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Landenberg, PA, September 18, 2017 – Skyland USA today announced C Fultons has joined its international rooflite blender network as its first licensed blender in Australia. C Fultons has been delivering premium soil, sands, rock and mulches to the greater Melbourne area for over sixty years.
As the premier provider of green roof media in the U.S...

Novak Construction served as general contractor for the new Whole Foods Market® Midwest flagship location. The 75,000 square-foot store is located in the Lakeview neighborhood at the historic Ashland-Belmont-Lincoln intersection. The building is wrapped on three sides by a LiveWall living wall, a 10-foot high vertical garden with more than 5,000...

Living in the heart of the city, Ryerson struggles with finding natural spaces to farm. With the quad being the only green space on campus, Ryerson has resorted to a more urban approach to traditional agriculture.Feast your eyes (and taste buds) on Ryerson’s Urban Farm (RUF)—an agricultural oasis that provides 10,000 pounds of fresh produce to...

Also referred to as an eco-roof, a green roof is covered in vegetation, which helps to reverse the damage that was caused when the building was initially constructed. Found in cities all over the world, they carry many benefits. For the building owner, a reduction in costs over time as green roofs are more energy efficient. This also benefits the...

Let us begin not with the who, which was several thousand bees and a bunch of people in anti-sting gear that looked like spacesuits, or the what, which was harvesting honey. Let us go directly to the where.It was not a bosky setting that would bring to mind the Robert Frost poem about good fences and good neighbors, but the south roof of the Jacob...

Standing between raised beds of plants on top of a former naval hospital, Joris Voeten can look across to the garden, cafe and terrace that decorate the sloping roof of Amsterdam’s NEMO science museum.Such productivity is part of the urban engineer’s vision for cities worldwide, places where he sees the largely neglected flat tops of buildings...

A new living roof has been planted on top of the Windsor Terrace library that will provide a habitat for birds and insects, help improve air quality, and manage storm water, among other positive environmental impacts. The green roof—not quite as extensive as its cousin on top of the Javits Center—was carried forward with $250,000 in participatory...

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boyne Capital Partners (“Boyne” or the “Firm”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership with the founders of Greenrise Technologies, LLC (“Greenrise” or the “Company”) to acquire a stake in the Company and supply the business with additional working capital to pursue numerous growth...

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, the North American Green Roof and Wall Association is pleased to announce that the Denver Green Roof Initiative has successfully collected enough signatures to complete a ballot initiative that will put a requirement for green roofs on the ballot in upcoming local elections on November 7, 2017.The proposed green...

You get quite the view from atop Two City Center in downtown Allentown.You can see lush, green spaces for miles -- but you can also spot some green on the rooftops, right next door."Wherever we can put a green roof on, we will," begins Jim Rosa.Rosa is the Director of Facilities at City Center Lehigh Valley.His employer, which owns many of the...