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Browsing Archive: April, 2011

Top 5 Sustainable Construction Blog Articles

Posted by John Noriega on Tuesday, April 19, 2011,

--Happy Birthday to the Sustainable Construction Blog!

After one year of blogging the
Sustainable Construction Blog has published many articles covering many technologies, products, projects, and issues in the sustainable construction industry. We have received a great deal of feedback in the News, Construction and Renovations blogs and look forward to more discussion and input in the next year, as more content covering the most popular trends and topics is published.

This past year, the Sust...

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Aquascape Green Roof Failure

Posted by John Noriega on Saturday, April 2, 2011,
--Speculating on why the green roof collapsed in St. Charles, Illinois and who is at fault.

A little over a month ago, the largest sloped green roof in North America collapsed.  There has been speculation as to why this roof collapsed, but no firm conclusions have been made as the investigation continues.  The president of Aquascape, commented on the incident in a press release saying that the snow had melted on the roof but could not drain because of ice blocking the drainage system.  It has...

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