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Wetland Ecology Center at Sarita Wetland (U of M)

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First outdoor classroom

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Westwood Hills Nature Center

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Waverly’s Garden

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Washburn Lofts

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Walker Library

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Walker Art Center Sculpture garden

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Waldsee Biohaus Environmental Living Center

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in Green Roof Database | Comments Off on Waldsee Biohaus Environmental Living Center

First ever certified Passivhaus in North America. In the summer the flat roof design and the vegetation serves to retain rainwater and establish a heat buffer, in the winter the flat roof form allows snow to remain as an additional insulation blanket on the roof.

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Village Green

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US Port of Entry

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UMD: Swenson Civil Engineering Building

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in Green Roof Database | Comments Off on UMD: Swenson Civil Engineering Building

Portions of the roof are painted white to reflect summer heat and reduce cooling needs. An extensive green roof on a portion of the roof also helps to treat stormwater runoff

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