Green Roof Fundamentals Webinar

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Green Roof Fundamentals Webinar
Green Roof Fundamentals Webinar

 

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Jun 9, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

Vegetated or green roofs offer multiple benefits to urban areas. They manage stormwater, reduce energy demand, mitigate urban heat island, improve air quality and enhance biodiversity. The City of Toronto adopted the Green Roof Bylaw in 2010 and became the first city in North America to require green roofs on most new buildings, paving the way to become one of the most sustainable, livable and resilient cities in North America. In this webinar, we will first look at the various green roof types, their market shares and growth, and their benefits and contributions to LEED. We will examine individual components, learn about their functions and  select ion criteria, and how to put them together into engineered systems that meet specific design intents. We will illustrate these concepts further through case studies. Finally, we will look at additional resources such as policies, incentives, standard and guidelines for green roofs.

Learning Objectives:

Distinguish green roof types and their market shares in North America

Understand design intents and create systems to achieve specific functions

Case studies: design to manage stormwater and improve biodiversity

Design green roofs that comply with policies and incentive programs

Apply standards and guidelines to properly design green roofs

Presenters:
Karen Liu, PhD, Green Roof Specialist and James Weldon, GRP, Technical Sales Rep

Website: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nK-fBQZmRx2npWwqiwDmBQ
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