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    The construction of roofs plays a significant role in our lives because they provide a shelter from the forces of Mother Nature. Green roofs, a form of green technology is one way of providing shelter while also focusing on being environmentally friendly. Green roofs are partially or completely covered by vegetation with a growing medium on top of a waterproofing membrane. Like modern roofs, green roofs provide insulation for aspects such as heat conservation and sound insulation. Green roofs can improve the air quality by using the vegetation and growing medium to help reduce the amount of air pollutants that go into the atmosphere. Green roofs also provide a habitat for wildlife which can lead to the increased biodiversity of plants and animals.…

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    Green Roof

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    For traditional roofs nearly all precipitation turns into runoff. Green roofs retain a fraction of precipitation, reducing storm-water runoff and associated impacts. Multiple studies indicate that green roofs can reduce 50% or more of the annual storm-water runoff. The soil and plants on a green roof can reduce storm-water runoff volume and peak runoff flows. They can also delay the time to peak runoff flows by retaining and partially decreasing the volume of water during a rainstorm event…

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    Curtain Wall Essay

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    This garden makes not only green space indoors but also environmental and enjoyable place, with having benches to relax surrounded by bamboo. This place, as shown in figure 3, also links between the historic building and new building while it is being openness.2 In addition, there are two or three-story winter gardens are located on multiple places in the southern part of the building (figure 4 and 5). It makes possible to have areas moisturized and filled with fresh air by providing meeting…

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    Sustainability-O’Hare Modernization Program The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) created the Sustainable Airport Manual (SAM) to ensure sustainability in the areas like design, construction, planning etc. SAM is often seen as a guidebook by several other airports around the world to build and operate environment friendly airport. SAM in case of O’Hare incorporates keeping construction waste out of landfills, soil reuse, install green roofs etc. The major points covered by SAM is as follows:…

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    Sauk Center

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    greatest assets along the river. Although they have been holding this umbrella for over 100 years, they have not aged a bit but have, in fact, grown to become a symbol for the town’s beautiful Sinclair Lewis Park. The two are part of a fountain piece in one section of the park which also includes a playground, picnic area, fishing pier and campground. While towns near Sauk Centre have some sort of green space, few match the beauty, the versatility, and usability of the five city parks. The…

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    During the negotiation of Green Roof Inns case with Ce Tu, I was the owner of the property and I concealed some of the fact as well as the usage of money, in order to use the information asymmetry as a weapon to get a better deal. However, Ce Tu had a very aggressive negotiation style and kept asking me all the detail of my reason for selling the property as well as my plan after the property was sold, making it hard for me to hide any information I have and take the advantage. In the beginning,…

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    Boral Roof Tiles Essay

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    Look for Boral roof tiles when it comes to new roofing installation If you’ve found yourself in the position of needing a new roof for your home and business you’ve probably come to realize that there are a few options available. Some you can eliminate right away because they’re out of your budget range or perhaps they’re not the best option for your climate and environment. Regardless, you’ve probably noticed Boral roof tiles. Boral roof tiles can be one of the best choices no matter where…

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    roofing membrane market. TPO roofing claims 40% of the market in commercial roof installation. As you will read in the following, there are a number of reasons for TPO to be a preferred product for commercial roofing in Dallas. Expertise of installation is essential in the long-term performance and lifespan of commercial roofing in Dallas, and you can rely upon Longhorn Construction to provide the best quality of TPO, and professional quality installation. Environmentally…

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    Roof Repair Case Study

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    When disaster strikes your roof, you need services that you can depend on. The advantage of hiring Allied Restoration Company (ARC) is that we fix roofs of every type, and we can help customers with shingle roof repair. Whether you want a full replacement or a simple repair, ARC puts the same amount of detail and attention into the roof as they would all projects. We have committed ourselves to excellence because we want customers to feel the utmost satisfaction with us. Repair Small Issues…

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    Roof Replacement This article discusses some common issues that can indicate the need for a total roof replacement. A home’s roof is a first line of defense against inclement weather conditions, which is why it is important for homeowners to perform regular roof inspections twice a year. Although the best time to inspect the roof is in the spring and fall, any time of the year is okay as long as it is done thoroughly and completely. For those who want the peace of mind in knowing that their roof…

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