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Past Events

Date:
Feb 29, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.

In this video presentation, panel participants examined the similarities and differences in how private companies and large institutions manage the green building process. From the actual construction, to submitting projects for certification, topics included mitigating the impacts of air, dust, noise, and emissions within existing communities, as well as the latest best practices for building in a green and sustainable manor.

Date:
May 22, 2008 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall
Room:
501
Speaker(s):
William F. Foley, Amy Norquist

Green roofs offer many benefits in urban areas, from aesthetic to environmental to practical. They help minimize the effects of pollution, reduce the urban heat island effect, improve energy efficiency, and provide a natural oasis in the urban jungle.

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