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Green roofs could be the answer to clean D.C.'s rivers

Green roofs could be the answer to clean D.C.'s rivers | GreenRoofs | Scoop.it
D.C. wants to make the Anacostia fishable and swimable in 18 years. Could a green roof help? (RT @WTOP: RT @WTOPLiving: Could green roofs be the answer to cleaning #DC's rivers?
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Why I Love the Green Roofing Systems

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Green roof is really a worthwhile investment if installed and maintained properly by the experts. We are professional Dallas roofing contractor specializes in installing green roofing system successfully.

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Green Roofing - WDIY

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The plants are usually indigenous sedums which are extremely drought tolerant, though they can be a regular landscape with bushes and trees. Sometimes a green roof is planted with vegetables so that the building can provide food.
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Top 5 Green Roofs from Switzerland Tour

Top 5 Green Roofs from Switzerland Tour | GreenRoofs | Scoop.it
Traveling throughout Zurich and Basel this summer I was fortunate enough to visit the top green roofs in the area.
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Long Island Green Roofs Take Direct Hit from Super Storm - One Year after Sandy - Greenroofs.com

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Long Island Green Roofs Take Direct Hit from Super Storm - One Year after Sandy
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Rochester, NY. (August 15, 2013) - Ten months ago hurricane super storm Sandy was deemed the second costliest storm in history.
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An Introduction to Eco-Friendly Green Roofs

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When thinking about an eco-friendly green roof, your first thoughts might be that it is made from recycled materials, there are no chemical sealants involved and that it uses no fossil fuels or other pollutants to produce.
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Greenroof Project of the Week for July 8, 2013: US EPA Region 8 HQ, Denver ... - Greenroofs.com (blog)

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Greenroof Project of the Week for July 8, 2013: US EPA Region 8 HQ, Denver ...
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The LEED-NC Gold certified U.S.
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Republic Roofing & Restoration Following the Green Roofing Trend - Wall Street Journal (press release)

Republic Roofing & Restoration Following the Green Roofing Trend - Wall Street Journal (press release) | GreenRoofs | Scoop.it
Republic Roofing & Restoration Following the Green Roofing Trend Wall Street Journal (press release) COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Republic Roofing and Restoration is a green company that provides green roofing as well...
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How Green Roofs Work - The Oxford Times

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The Oxford Times How Green Roofs Work The Oxford Times How Green Roofs Work The latest in a series of monthly meetings, and a chance to meet RHS Chelsea Flower Show exhibitors Oxford Green Roofs and learn about how a green roof is constructed, what...
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The Case for Green Roofs - Care2 News Network

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More and more businesses, apartment owners, and homeowners are looking to create green spaces throughout their properties, including on their roof. There are many reasons why owners are regarding this as a good ...
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Green roofs in Halifax - The Coast Halifax (blog)

Green roofs in Halifax
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Green roofs are not new. They've proven to be a huge hit in Germany, where an entire industry has shot up around the environmental and economic benefits of covering your roof with living plants.
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How to Make Your Roof Green with Native Plants - Care2.com (blog)

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How to Make Your Roof Green with Native Plants
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We're talking about green roofs, the practice of planting greenery on a rooftop rather than just slathering it with tar and calling it a day.
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Raising the roof on gardening - IOL Lifestyle | IOL.co.za

Raising the roof on gardening - IOL Lifestyle | IOL.co.za | GreenRoofs | Scoop.it
Raising the roof on gardening: Durban - Living green roofs absorb carbon dioxide, provide insulation, absorb r... http://t.co/KeKK27KuFw
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Signs that Indicate the Need for Roof Replacement

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Roofing systems must be installed only by a professional in the field. Regular inspection and maintenance of your building’s roof by a professional roofing contractor in Dallas is a must. Also, one should watch out for signs of roofing decay in the exterior walls, ceilings and shingles.

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Raven Industries Greens Downtown Sioux Falls With Green Roof - Living Architecture Monitor magazine

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Raven Industries Greens Downtown Sioux Falls With Green Roof
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raven225 The renovated headquarters of Raven Industries in Sioux Falls will soon be housed under plants.
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Sydney's New Green Roofs and Walls Policy - Sourceable

Sydney's New Green Roofs and Walls Policy - Sourceable | GreenRoofs | Scoop.it
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Sydney's New Green Roofs and Walls Policy
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At the moment, there are around 96,000 square metres of green roofs and walls across Sydney and the trend continues to grow rapidly.
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Green Buildings from the Roof Down | Dow Solutionism

Green Buildings from the Roof Down | Dow Solutionism | GreenRoofs | Scoop.it
As livable urban landscapes become more and more important to the global population, Dow products are making green spaces and sustainable buildings possible in the heart of our cities.
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Green Roofs | Bronze Construction Services Inc.

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A roof garden, most often found in urban environments, refers to any garden that is located on the roof of a building. Roof gardens and other gardens atop structures have been in existence for centuries, such as in the ...
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Eco-Roofs advertiser press release - Greenroofs.com

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Eco-Roofs advertiser press release
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Morgantown, WV., (July 15, 2013) - Eco-Roofs has donated 300 of their green roof Eco Trays to West Virginia University. They will be used to create the green roof as part of WVU's entry in the U.S.
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Living Roof and Wall Installed at Grand Rapids Downtown Market - Greenroofs.com

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Living Roof and Wall Installed at Grand Rapids Downtown Market
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Spring Lake, MI. (June 28, 2013) - The Grand Rapids Downtown Market now has a living roof to complement its living wall.
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Toronto Green Roof Gathering at Carrot Common - Living Architecture Monitor magazine

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Toronto Green Roof Gathering at Carrot Common
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carrotcommon225 On Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 5:30pm to 8pm, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) invites you to the next installment of our Green Roof Gatherings.
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Project Name: Sebert Landscaping Corporate Office - Greenroofs.com

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Project Name: Sebert Landscaping Corporate Office
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Sebert Landscaping's corporate office was designed to be both a state-of-the-art green building and demonstration for clients and allied professionals.
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Human Services hosts green seminar - New Castle News

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Human Services hosts green seminar
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NEW CASTLE — The Human Services Center hosted a green roofs seminar that included a tour of the center's green roof.
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BTV shows off green roof technology - WCAX

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BTV shows off green roof technology
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"Its about an 8,000 square-foot live roof -- a green roof installation.
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The Pavilion: [Living Roof Installation] - Aspen Vermont

The Pavilion: [Living Roof Installation] - Aspen Vermont | GreenRoofs | Scoop.it
Green roofs are living building systems located on building roofs in both urban and rural settings. The location of the building determines how the green roof with be used and how extensive the system will be.
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