LiteN’Less Blue Converts Almost Any Roof to a Stormwater Management Tool

Simple, Innovative & Effective LiteN’Less™ Blue is a lightweight and highly absorbent system that greatly reduces site runoff, meets most municipalities’ requirements and provides an economical stormwater management option. This innovative… read more →

What is a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO)?

Combined Sewer Systems: Down, Dirty, and Out of Date “When combined sewer systems were introduced in 1855, they were hailed as a vast improvement over urban cesspool ditches that ran… read more →

How Your Roof Can Help Fight Climate Change

Green Roofs Mitigate Urban Heat Island Effect Acacia Smith explains the Albedo Effect. And, how your roof can help fight climate change. The majority of the roofs in the world… read more →

Kid’s book and video promotes environmental education

Make career day more interesting! Explain green roofs to kids with the help of the short animated video and the activity book Growing UP in the City. “Growing UP in the… read more →

Developing a National Standard for Building Flood Resilient Communities

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is leading the way in recognizing the impact of flooding and will, as a next step, commit additional funding towards the development of a… read more →

Showcasing Ottawa Condo LiteN’Less Advanced™ “Soilless” Green Roof

LiteN’Less Advanced™: Lightweight, Soilless”, Clean, Simple and Tested! This Ottawa condo amenity space features the LiteN’Less Advanced™ vegetated system enhanced by Urbanscape making it ideal for stormwater management without excessive loading.… read more →

How green roofs can protect city streets from flooding

Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on record in eastern North America. In other parts, cities like Houston had to cope with devastating floods. Below is an excerpt… read more →

Designing community green spaces is important to Canadians, no matter what the cost

Green spaces are important, no matter the price tag.  “Canadians agree, community green spaces are an integral part of our identity,” said Karen Clarke-Whistler, Chief Environment Officer, TD Bank Group.… read more →

Honored by CSC ‘s “Article of the Year” Award

“Designing extensive and semi-extensive vegetated roofs for long-term performance” was named “Article of the Year” at the Construction Specifications Canada National Conference in Kelowna, B.C., earning the 2017 F. Ross… read more →

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