June 20, 2013

This Issue Features:

A Solar Garden Roof For Non-Profits

Energy Cost Savings Through
Green Roofs: A Myth

Green Roofs are Standard
on Passive Houses

Swarthmore College Performing Arts Center Green Roof Install

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 A Solar Garden Roof For Non-Profits

By: Jörg Breuning & Samantha Yurek

Energy Cost Savings Through Green Roofs: A Myth

Any man-made structure is nothing more than a body that requires consistent 'body temperature' to make it usable for the purposed design. A building without reliable all-season clothes is worthless or requires a tremendous effort (energy or operating costs) to make it useful. A common misconception, simply a green roof unfortunately is not enough to keep a building properly insulated. 

Green Roofs are Standard on Passive Houses

Many designers are striving to use the latest technologies to create more environmental friendly conscience structures. Some of the best examples of sustainable buildings are known as Passive Houses. Learn more about what makes these structures better for the environment! 

  Swarthmore Performing Arts Center Green Roof Install

Swarthmore College gained yet another green roof this past week, adding an additional 31,000 square feet of green space to the campus.