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Commercial Living green roof on the Helen Schuler Nature centre
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Living green roofs: the secrets to success

Learn the steps to creating a successful commercial green roof - concept, design and maintenance.… Commercial Green Roof Case Study AB Canada Nestled in the Oldman River valley in Lethbridge Alberta, the green roof on the Helen Schuler Nature Centre (HSNC) has been attracting local and international attention from vis…

Living green roof installation on the Edelwiess house
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DIY green roof installation video

A living green roof can last far longer than many other roofing systems when installed properly.… DIY Green Roof Installation The following DIY green roof video shows the steps needed to ensure your green roof will not leak. Watch more Green Building Guide videos from EcoHome on YouTube here The most common building…

Metal roof with solar panels
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How to choose roofing materials

Choose durable roofing materials that will last through wind, precipitation and exposure to U.V rays.… 1. Asphalt shingles: Asphalt shingles © Ecohome We’ll start with shingles to get it out of the way, because choosing an eco-friendly, durable roof covering starts first with dismissing any idea of installing asphal…