HVAC Breaking News

May 13, 2003: Green Roofs Conference Is Set

May 13, 2003
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
CHICAGO — Greening Rooftops for Sustainable Communities: The First North American Green Roof Infrastructure Conference, Awards, and Trade Show will be held May 29-30, 2003, at the Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago. Organized by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, the event is being co-hosted by the City of Chicago.

A green roof involves the planting of vegetation on the flat rooftop of a building to improve energy efficiency and reduce urban heat island effect. This event has been designed to provide:

  • Training on green roof design and implementation techniques including waterproofing, structural loading, plant selection, economic analysis, and design;

  • Sources of technical, program, and policy support for green roof project implementation; and

  • The latest green roof research findings in areas such as energy efficiency, plant survivability, urban agriculture, stormwater retention, and integrated design.

    The objectives of the conference include raising awareness of the benefits of green roofs in the public and private sector, and soliciting further support in developing the marketplace.

    For more information, visit www.greenroofs.ca/grhcc/conference.htm.

    Publication date: 05/12/2003

  • Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

    Recent Articles by Greg Mazurkiewicz

    You must login or register in order to post a comment.

    Multimedia

    Videos

    Image Galleries

    2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

    Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

    Podcasts

    NEWSMakers: Jeremy Begley

    Jeremy Begley, home-performance specialist and Web and social media manager with National Heating and Air Conditioning Co. in Cincinnati discusses how and why you should add home-performance philosophies to your contracting repertoire. Posted on Sept. 12.

    More Podcasts

    ACHRNEWS

    NEWS 09-15-14 cover

    2014 September 15

    Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

    Table Of Contents Subscribe

    Venting R-22

    The NEWS reported that a man received prison time for venting R-22. Should EPA step up enforcement?
    View Results Poll Archive

    HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

    plumbing-hvac.gif
    2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

    Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

    More Products

    Clear Seas Research

     

    Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

    DON'T MISS A THING

    Magazine image
     
    Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

    STAY CONNECTED

    facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con