TITLE

Energy-Saving Landmark

AUTHOR(S)
Strong, Susan
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Roofing Contractor;Jan2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the expansion of the Vancouver Convention Centre in British Columbia as it makes use of a green roofing system. Such expanded Convention Centre is said to be covered by the largest green roof in Canada which has no flat surface and each surface is different from the other in size or shape. Such design aims to get the Leadership in Energy and Environmental (LEED) Gold certification. Aside from sustainability reasons, designers went for green roofing to leave a visual impression from the top view.
ACCESSION #
50502829

 

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