Roofing

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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Toronto a leader in green roof industry

Toronto’s leadership in the industry is due to the fact that green roofs are not only encouraged but mandatory.
REMI

Construction Business

Dual barrier roofs

Simply described, a dual barrier system is a protected membrane roof assembly that has a primary roof membrane that is the principal plane of air and water tightness but also incorporates a secondary layer that can function as the first water ...
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

A task of Olympic proportions

Millennium Water is the largest green development project in British Columbia, covering nine city blocks in Southeast False Creek.
REMI

Construction Business

Raise the roof

A roof that lasts longer is usually more sustainable since less waste is generated through the removal of an additional roof.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Horticultural practices for green roofs

When designing a green roof, three elements have to be optimized: drainage, growing media and plants.
Terence O'Connor & Jelle Vonk

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Green from the top-down

This video report looks at the different types of green roofs. Commentators: Firestone Building Products' Terence O'Connor and ZinCo Canada's Jelle Vonk.