Archive for February, 2013

Just a few short weeks to the Vernal Equinox – and spring will be here!  February is coming to a close, and even Punxsatawny Phil agrees it will be an early spring.  We’ve got a lot of exciting green roof projects on deck for this spring, and eagerly anticipate gearing up for a busy season.

But before we move on, lets look back at a few press highlights from over the winter:

Music City Center Green Roof - rooflite

Music City Center Green Roof – rooflite

The cover story in the January issue of Roofing Contractor magazine features the amazing Nashville Music City Center. Article features some of the design challenges of the roofing system, without diving too deep into the vegetated assembly details. Nice press!

Another Nashville Star Is Born roofingcontractor.com

One of the most innovative — and largest — sustainable roofing projects currently under construction is the Music City Center, a massive, 1.2 million-square-foot conference and convention center taking shape in the heart of…

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Caurtel de Ballaja Green Roof - rooflite

Caurtel de Ballaja Green Roof – rooflite

Greenroofs.com profiles the stunning Cuartel de Ballajá green roof retrofit as their “Project of the Week” for the 4th week in January 2013. With projects from California to Connecticut and Seattle to San Juan; its clear that rooflite is North America’s leading green roof growth media!

Project of the Week: Cuartel de Ballajá (Ballajá Infantry Barracks) greenroofs.com

El Cuartel de Ballaja (The Ballaja Infantry Barracks Building) was constructed by the Spanish army between 1854 and 1864. The structure is one of the most impressive constructed by Spain in the New World and it stands as the last example of monumental military architecture by the Spanish Monarchy in the Americas.

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Texas A&M - Southwestern Green Roof Research

Texas A&M – Southwestern Green Roof Research

We supply award winning projects, as well as supporting academic research throughout the country. Check out this piece about the great work from Dr. Dvorak and his team at Texas A&M’s Langford Architecture Center.

Rooftop recharge thebatt.com

Students increasingly hear more and more about “going green” and research endeavors to make humans more environmentally friendly. Texas A&M is an incubator for one such research endeavor that involves what are known as “green roofs”…

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We can’t wait to embark upon another season working with amazing clients and continuing to reach new heights.  The success of any green roof starts with rooflite.  If your green roof project is ready to Grow On Us – than contact us today.

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