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One Cool Thing: The Green Roof at LEEDS certified Nationals Park

One Cool Thing: The Green Roof at LEEDS certified Nationals Park

Nationals Park has been getting lots of attention since the Washington Nationals won the National League pennant and are playing in the World Series.  The stadium was the first green-built ballpark in the United States and it received a Silver LEED certification.  It has many sustainable design features including high-efficiency lighting, low-flow plumbing fixtures, and […]

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Green Roofs for a Green Detroit

Green Roofs for a Green Detroit

As more cities develop plans to combat climate change and increase sustainability, green roofs are becoming an increasingly popular option to combat the effects of a warming planet. As CNN reported, research conducted by Michigan State University found that green roofs are great at cooling buildings, reducing flood risk, slashing polluting emissions and providing spaces for […]

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