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Cooling Down Chicago: How Green and Cool Roofs Could Impact Urban Climate

June 1, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy

More than 50 percent of today’s population lives in cities. According to the United Nations Development Programme, that number is predicted to rise to 70 percent by 2050. Growing urbanization increases the overall temperature of a city as buildings, roads,…

Mike Hardin Speaking in Florida on Green Roofs, Permeable Pavements, and Stormwater Reuse

December 31, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

Mike Hardin, Ph.D., P.E., CFM, will present at the Florida Water Environment Association's 2016 Integrated Water Seminar on January 22, 2016 in Ponte…

Municipal Council of Recife Approves Green Roof Law

January 27, 2015 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering, Projects

On 16 December 2014, the Municipal Council of Recife, Brazil, approved the Green Roof Law. This law requires buildings with more than four floors to have…