More stories about Roofing

  • Roof Restoration Versus Reroofing

    Advancements in roofing membranes can help reduce capital costs by restoring rather than replacing roofs, which helps reduce waste materials headed to landfills.

  • Target Center Installs Green Roof

    The Target Center recently had a 2.5-acre (1-hectare) green roof installed on it.

  • Multnoah County Central Library / Portland, Ore.

    A new vegetated roof atop this library replaced the former leaking roof. The vegetated roof, which cost $180,000 and covers 7,188 square feet (668 m2), contains more than 17,000 sedums and grasses.

  • Grohmann Museum / Milwaukee School of Engineering

    Six sculptures sit amid this 10,000-square-foot (929-m2) vegetated roof that features sod rather than typical green-roof sedum.

  • Back to School

    California Often Establishes Environmental Policies that later are adopted by other states or the federal government.

  • The EnviroReady Roofing System From Firestone Building Products Co. LLC

    The EnviroReady Roofing System from Firestone Building Products Co. LLC can be upgraded with environmental technologies, including photovoltaic and vegetated systems, up to seven years after installation.

  • Vegetated Roofing Projects Across the Country

    Vegetated roofing is experiencing a growth spurt across the U.S. Projects have been appearing on federal buildings in the nation’s capitol; on commercial projects as far west as California; and on various buildings in our nation’s heartland, where Chicago boasts the largest area of vegetated...

  • Harvest Rainwater Easily

    Englert Environmental has unveiled the Englert Rainwater Harvesting System that integrates Englert Inc.’s metal roofing and rainware products with rainwater-harvesting technology.

  • Correspondence: May/June 2009

    Readers respond to articles in previous issues of eco-structure.

  • Cool Roof Tile Line From Eagle Roofing Products

    Eagle Roofing Products’ Cool Roof Tile line for commercial and residential applications reflects sunlight and helps prevent heat transfer into a building, resulting in energy savings and less work for air-conditioning units.