LEED Gold Columbia Building cleans stormwater runoff with green roofs

Inhabitat - Innovation

The award-winning Columbia Building successfully meets its design targets with an attractive green roof and a visible stormwater management system

LA's Magic Johnson Park now features a stormwater recycling system

Inhabitat - Innovation

Named for former NBA star Earvin “Magic” Johnson in 1994 and known as the largest park in South Los Angeles, the 126-acre Magic Johnson Park has recently undergone a sustainable renovation

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Goodbye to decaying deposits and blocked pumps? Ensuring the clean operation of municipal stormwater holding tanks

Envirotec Magazine

The stormwater overflow tank. This is why we opted to fit the adjacent stormwater overflow tank with the same injector jet system in 2019 too.”. Ensuring the clean operation of municipal stormwater holding tanks first appeared on Envirotec.

LEED Gold Columbia Building cleans stormwater runoff with green roofs

AGreenLiving

Not only did the architects need to design the public project to meet a minimum of LEED Gold certification, but the building would also have to serve an educational purpose by providing a working demonstration of onsite stormwater filtration.

Buffalo Sewer Authority issues a $54 million environmental impact bond for stormwater management

Impact Alpha

Baltimore, Atlanta and Hampton, The post Buffalo Sewer Authority issues a $54 million environmental impact bond for stormwater management appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Design Your Landscaping to Handle Stormwater Runoff

AGreenLiving

Yes, now, before the … The post Design Your Landscaping to Handle Stormwater Runoff appeared first on Earth911.com. Original post: Design Your Landscaping to Handle Stormwater Runoff. It’s time to think about Spring. Eco design design-your earth911-com- first-on-earth911 handle home & garden landscaping runoff spring

The Brief: Prudential’s billion-dollar blueprint, sustainable alt-leather, prison education, stormwater and waste reduction bonds, Carlyle’s strategy

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Prudential’s billion-dollar blueprint, sustainable alt-leather, prison education, stormwater and waste reduction bonds, Carlyle’s strategy appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

Snazzy garden shed doubles as rainwater runoff solution

Inhabitat - Innovation

Maryland-based practice Gardner Architects was tasked with installing a small garden shed for homeowners in the community of Bethesda, they came up with a gorgeous 100-square-foot shed that not only blends in harmoniously with the main home, but actively helps manage stormwater runoff

Dismountable dojo in Vietnam is topped with a rice husk roof

AGreenLiving

All existing trees were kept intact; the preserved mature trees not only provide shade to the building but also help with managing stormwater runoff, a major problem in the flood-prone area.

This nature center proves zero-energy is possible even in wintry Minnesota

AGreenLiving

The building also captures rainwater as part of its responsive stormwater management plan. + HGA Photography by Peter J. Environmental stewardship comes alive in spectacular fashion at the new Westwood Hills Nature Center, an interpretative center in the heart of St.

Green-roofed Seattle home effortlessly pulls the outdoors in

AGreenLiving

In response to the city’s rainy season, the architects also topped the 4,000-square-foot dwelling with a green roof and added a bio-retention planter as part of a stormwater management plan. Green a-facility-for a-new-ticketed city design hillside architecture homes image luxury architecture national-parks natural-materials seattle stormwater management swivel interiors traveler

Oregon State mass timber buildings sequester over 2,000 tons of CO2

AGreenLiving

Stormwater is collected onsite and then retained and naturally filtered in a pond before it is discharged back into the local aquifer. Green carbon sequestration development energy efficiency mass timber north north-america oregon oregon state university osu photography pv ready schools stormwater management

LEED Platinum Sonoma Academy building takes cues from Californias landscape

AGreenLiving

Designed by architectural firm WRNS Studio and built by Silicon Valley-based XL Construction, the low-carbon building is a powerhouse of sustainable systems including solar panels , a living roof and stormwater management.

Are Florida manatees starving to death?

AGreenLiving

“The raw truth of the matter is due to negligence of our stormwater we’ve had continual algal blooms over the past 10 years, which blocks out sea grass and kills it,” Billy Rotne, an Indian River Lagoon guide, told the News-Press. Eco Green civic architecture columbia river leed gold news oregon portland sea stormwater management yearManatee mortality in Florida has shot up this year, with 358 recorded deaths in January and February.

Save 50% on native plants & rain barrels

Greenability Magazine

To encourage property owners to use best practices for stormwater management, Johnson County Stormwater Management Program offers the refunds to homeowners and businesses that make improvements on their properties.

NBBJ to design Tencents futuristic Net City in Shenzhen

AGreenLiving

The abundance of greenery will also help the project meet the goals of China’s Sponge City Initiative so that stormwater runoff is collected and managed throughout the campus.

E8 portfolio company StormSensor, which helps municipalities and industrial companies monitor stormw

E8 Cleantech Angels

Stormwater is the number one cause of water pollution in urban areas. StormSensor is a stormwater management solution designed to "take the expense, fear, and frustration" out of stormwater compliance.

E8 portfolio company StormSensor, which helps municipalities and industrial companies monitor stormw

E8 Cleantech Angels

Stormwater is the number one cause of water pollution in urban areas. StormSensor is a stormwater management solution designed to "take the expense, fear, and frustration" out of stormwater compliance.

Climate-adaptive park in Copenhagen wins Arne of the Year Award

AGreenLiving

Completed in 2019, Sankt Kjelds Square and Bryggervangen comprises a large public space with a seamlessly integrated ecosystem of services for absorbing stormwater runoff and enhancing biodiversity.

Modular Aquatecture panels can harvest rainwater from the sides of buildings

AGreenLiving

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Enphase Energy Chosen by Flywheel Development for Commercial Solar Projects

altenergymag

Flywheel Development is a leading sustainable development company active in real estate, sustainable design, solar development, and stormwater management infrastructure, with a focus on high-performance, net-zero buildings

Sculptural roof tops eco-minded Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts expansion

Inhabitant

The redesign and expansion of the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts in Little Rock has moved one giant step closer to the finish line with the completion of its signature roof, a flowing concrete structure with pleated folds designed to funnel stormwater runoff into surrounding rain gardens

Flywheel Development chooses Enphase microinverters for commercial solar portfolio

Solar Power World

Flywheel Development is a sustainable development company active in real estate, sustainable design, solar development and stormwater management infrastructure, with a focus on high-performance, net-zero buildings.

Natufia’s hydroponic garden embraces farm-to-table eating

AGreenLiving

Eco Green Recycle community food hydroponic garden innovation produce stormwater management sustainable food system vertical-garden zero-energyFarm-to-table is a practice that includes collecting food as close to the source as possible, therefore ensuring the greatest amount of nutrients and best quality. With that in mind, one company, Natufia, has taken the idea a step further with its indoor hydroponic garden systems.

Central Park to undergo $150M LEED Gold-targeted redesign

AGreenLiving

Eco Green Recycle + pool central central-park-conservancy design green renovation interior new york city park stormwater management waterTo cap the Central Park Conservancy’s 40-year renewal of Central Park, the nonprofit has unveiled designs to update the park’s north end with a LEED Gold -targeted recreational facility, a new pool, skating rink and other amenities.

Deal renewal for modular system

Envirotec Magazine

million of them scheduled to achieve “at risk” status by 2050 – water management components firm Hydro International has renewed a stormwater management deal with Rehau , a firm active in the building services sector.

Save 50% on native plants, rain barrels & more

Greenability Magazine

To encourage property owners to use best practices for stormwater management, Johnson County Stormwater Management Program offers the refunds to homeowners and businesses that make improvements on their properties.

Comment: Smart water reuse and flood management technology “could be a vital strategic water asset”

Envirotec Magazine

Developers of the new technology are urging industry stakeholders to recognise the nationally-important strategic contribution that new smart stormwater systems could make, not only to reducing mains water demand but also to lowering surface water flood risk and preventing sewer overflow pollution.

Sponsored content: MCERTS expertise provides watertight handling of storm overflows

Envirotec Magazine

The Ultra 4 and dB3 with double sunshields have been future proofed for the purpose of UMON3 and UMON4 in the UK, and are specifically designed to monitor stormwater overflows.

Using urban forestry to fight for environmental justice

GreenBiz

Urban trees don’t just store carbon, they reduce stormwater, they improve air, they provide energy savings in terms of heating and cooling. They reduce the costs of doing all kinds of other work, including stormwater management, air purification and water retention.

The Environmental Effects of Natural Disasters

The Environmental Blog

This sent 150 million gallons of polluted water cascading into a stormwater ditch surrounding the plant. Within seconds, natural disasters can destroy buildings, tear up roads and upturn normal life. The damage these events cause, however, isn’t just limited to people and their property.

Water-to-Air Ratio GreenRoofs101

Green Roof Technology

An increasingly number of stormwater professionals recognize that Green Roofs are an excellent, the least expensive and most natural stormwater management tool with many added values for the environment we live in. Why is AIR-to-WATER Ratio on Green Roofs so important?

Green Infrastructure Project Manager

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

This individual will develop, design, and implement green stormwater infrastructure projects that prioritize vegetative practices and community benefit while being functional, constructable and maintainable. Greenprint is an environmental consulting and project development firm exclusively dedicated to green stormwater infrastructure. Green Infrastructure Project Manager | Greenprint Partners | San Diego, CA.

Celebration 20 years of Integrated Green Infrastructure

Green Roof Technology

greenroofs #biophylilla #stormwater #greenrooftechnology #greeninfrastructure #optigreen #solargardenroof Integrated Green Infrastructure That Last. Celebrating two projects with 20 years of integrated Green Infrastructure. It is now 20 years after Jorg Breuning managed the Green Roof installation at the Zeppelin-Carrée (left). and 1999 Kronen-Carrée (right) in Stuttgart. Over 500,000 sf of green roofs nicely visible on Google Earth.

Sustainability, Resilience:

Green Roof Technology

greenroofs #biophylilla #stormwater #greenrooftechnology #greeninfrastructure #optigreen #solargardenroofCelebrating two projects with 20 years of integrated Green Infrastructure. 20 years after managing the Green Roof installation in 1997 Zeppelin-Carrée (left). and 1999 Kronen-Carrée (right). Both buildings are covered with over 500,000 sf of multiple types of green roofs. It is likely the world's first Solar Garden Roof. It is now on Goggle Earth.

Plan It Native landscape conference goes virtual

Greenability Magazine

Their extensive root systems retain more water than traditional lawns, which reduces stormwater run-off, mitigates flooding and traps significant amounts of carbon.

Power Plant and Green Roof

Green Roof Technology

greenroofs #greenwall #biophylilla #stormwater #greenrooftechnology #greeninfrastructure #greencurtain #optigreen Green Roofs and Green Walls. Since 1991 the Waste to Energy Power Plant in Stuttgart, Germany utilizes solid "old school" living green technology that the building almost visually disappears from the street level.

What’s best for you: Rain garden or bioswale?

Greenability Magazine

Both a rain garden and bioswale retain or slow the movement of water from the property, decreasing stormwater runoff. Reusable bag or plastic bag? Rain garden or bioswale? The answer may be obvious on the first choice, but when it comes to managing water, it can be confusing.

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Sculptural roof tops eco-minded Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts expansion

AGreenLiving

The redesign and expansion of the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts in Little Rock has moved one giant step closer to the finish line with the completion of its signature roof, a flowing concrete structure with pleated folds designed to funnel stormwater runoff into surrounding rain gardens.

4 things corporations should know about urban forestry projects

GreenBiz

But urban forests have myriad other benefits that are becoming more understood and easier to measure: They have been demonstrated to help control stormwater, lower energy costs, improve air quality and provide both physical and mental health benefits.

Earth Day goes big & virtual again

Greenability Magazine

Stormwater Sunday Earth Day Celebration , The Little Red Hen’s Community Garden puppet show, 2400 E. This Earth Day will be bigger than ever, offering the public the opportunity to join events around the world as it will be mostly virtual again in response to COVID-19.

The case for raising up women in climate tech

GreenBiz

Working with cities and counties across the country, StormSensor’s technology is mitigating urban flooding, reducing vulnerabilities in coastal, wastewater and stormwater systems, and helping communities adapt to a changing climate — all at the same time.

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Mangrove forests protect coastlines. ‘Synthetic mangroves’ could do the same for cities.

Grist

Humans have lots of reasons to thank mangroves. These swampy, stilt-rooted trees store massive amounts of carbon on tropical shorelines, support nurseries for a wide variety of commercially important fish species, and protect coastal areas from storm damage.