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  • Toronto”s Green-roof requirement expands to industrial facilities

    In January of 2010, Toronto became the first city in North America to require the installation of green roofs on new commercial, institutional, and multifamily residential developments across the city.  Next week, the requirement will expand to apply to new industrial development as well. Simply ...
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  • Chinese Roof Experts Visit Lab for Workshop on Cool Roofs

    Last month, 30 members of the Chinese National Building Waterproof Association, which represents Chinese roofing manufacturers, and Chinese government officials came to Berkeley Lab for a daylong workshop on cool roofs. Their visit took place as part of the cool-roof project of the US-China Clean...
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  • Dutch Tiles Make Sloped Green Roofs Easier To Install

    There are many kinds of green roof technologies to choose from for those looking to reduce their energy bills and overall carbon footprints. But one feature that most all green roofs share are their relative flatness. Those with steeply pitched roofs often have trouble battling with gravity to ke...
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  • Mercedes-Benz makes a $1B bet it can take down Tesla

    Showing its seriousness about an electric future, Mercedes-Benz plans to invest $1 billion in Alabama to produce electric vehicles. The investment will go both to an expansion of the German luxury brand’s existing plant near Tuscaloosa and to build a new 1 million-square-foot battery factor...
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  • Energy-efficient buildings

    Energy-efficient buildings   A deficiency of electricity in many provinces this year, even before the peak season, shows the urgent need to reduce the power consumption of public buildings to meet the energy-saving targets of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015).   The Ministry of Financ...
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  • Chinese Roof Experts Visit Lab for Workshop on Cool Roofs

    Last month, 30 members of the Chinese National Building Waterproof Association, which represents Chinese roofing manufacturers, and Chinese government officials came to Berkeley Lab for a daylong workshop on cool roofs. Their visit took place as part of the cool-roof project of the US-China Clean...
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  • Ka nui loa a rapidest ulu? Ieoaeunoai & waterproofing market

    China o ka mea nui loa, a rapidest ulu? Ieoaeunoai market. Ka loa ia auoiaea waiwai o Chinese constrcution hana ua € 2,5 trillions i ka 2016. Building kukulu āpana hiki 12,64 ieeeea? Kuea mika i ka 2016. ka makahiki ulu ana o ka loa auaiaea waiwai o Chinese? Ieoaeunoaa Wānana ...
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