For the second year in a row, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named Canada as the number-one country in its annual ranking of the top 10 nations with Leadership… read more →
Every year, the cold winter melts away and spring brings warmer, longer, brighter days – a new beginning of sorts. With the new hope also comes the mission, and work,… read more →
Canada is leading the way creating the “first systematic Pass/Fail technical standard for VRAs in the world,” says wind expert Dr. Bas Baskaran, Ph.D, P.Eng, of the NRC. Test results… read more →
Designing Extensive and Semi-Extensive Vegetated Roofs for Long-term Performance – Construction Canada Article
Read or print Construction Canada 2016 Designing for Long Term Performance By Sasha Aguilera, B.Arch, GRP and Kees Govers, B.Sc.(Agr), GRP Vegetated roofs are relatively new in Canada, with construction guidelines… read more →
Facts about Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant green roof, Rouge Facility in Dearborn, Michigan, by Dr. Clayton Rugh.
Facts about Ford’s Truck Plant green roof, Rouge Facility in Dearborn, Michigan, by Dr. Clayton Rugh. Selection of the thin-profile Xeroflor green roof system was made after years of technical… read more →
Courtesy Next Level Stormwater Management The number of vegetated roofs has consistently experienced double-digit growth over the past decade. An annual market survey conducted by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC)… read more →