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Coverage including updates, insights, strategies and best practices for the facilities management industry


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Green on Top: New Standard for Vegetative Roofs

Building Operating Management
8 Technology Developments Reshaping High-Performance Building Exteriors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: University Finds Opportunity in Vegetative Roofs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Managing Vegetative Roofs After Installation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Maximizing Benefits of Vegetative Roofs

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Nature and Green Roofs are Being Integrated into Major Cities

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Latest Roofing Trends: Is Blue the New Green?

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International Roofing Expo Continues To Grow, Challenge Conventional Wisdom

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Green Roofs Grow Globally

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Green Roofs as Sustainable Design Possibilities

Building Operating Management
First Steps When Considering a Green Roof For An Existing Facility

Building Operating Management
Green Roof Types For Particular Buildings

Building Operating Management
Energy Benefits of Green Roofs

Building Operating Management
Green Roofs Incentives and Rebates

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How Vegetative Roofs Extend Service Life

Building Operating Management
CEIR's RoofPoint System Helps Facility Managers Evaluate Roof Efficiency, Durability

Building Operating Management
Ultimate Goal of CEIR's RoofPoint System is to Guide All Phases of Roofing Projects

Building Operating Management
RoofPoint System is Rooted in Good Roofing Design Principles

Building Operating Management
RoofPoint System Offers Alternative to LEED Certification

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What To Think About When You

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roof Matures into Showcase for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installing Green Roofs can be Complex Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roof Evolves Throughout its Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Managers See Energy Savings with Vegetative Roofs

Building Operating Management
RoofPoint Rating System Helps Define Real Roofing Sustainability

Building Operating Management
RoofPoint System Calls for Roofing Durability

Building Operating Management
RoofPoint System Offers Measurable Goals

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How Do Commission Your Roof?

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Why Are Green Roofs Environmentally Responsible?

Building Operating Management
Green Science Teaching Center Meets Challenges of Landmark Site

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: How to Ensure a Leak-Proof System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: Pay Attention to Structure, Plants, Rooftop Access

Facility Focus
What Comes After LEED Certification?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What are the Benefits of Vegetative Roofs?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: A Look at the Disadvantages

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specification Tips for Extensive and Intensive Vegetative Roofs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: Ensuring Proper Design and Installation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: Pay Attention to Base Flashing and Penetrations

Building Operating Management
LEED Principle: Stormwater Management and Roofing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative and Photovoltaic Roofing Systems Emerge as Sustainability Leaders

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What to Consider When Picking Green Roof Plantings

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Garden Roofs Bring the Green

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U.S. Green Roof Industry Grows By 35 Percent in 2008

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Green Roof Systems Explained

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: Assess Building's Load-Bearing Capacity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: Modular vs. Built In Place

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green-Roof Maintenance: Irrigation, Weeding, Fertilizing

Building Operating Management
Green Roofs LEED to Multiple Benefits

Building Operating Management
Financial Benefits Of Green Roofs

Building Operating Management
Extensive or Intensive? Green Roofs Explained

Building Operating Management
Green Roof Tips: Roof Structure and Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Green Roof Professional Certification Program Announced

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Defining Green Roofs: Go Beyond Vegetative Systems

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NRCA Forms Organization to Promote Green Roofs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Resorting to Tradition

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Your Garden Variety Roof