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WGIN Publishes & Releases Green Cities in the World Book

greencities100The World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN) has published a book called Green Cities in the World. The publication has 16 chapters and 25 national stories. 

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New Luxury Rental Warren at York in Jersey City Boasts Green Roof

warrenatyork100A newly constructed luxury rental Warren at York opened in Jersey City over the April 6th weekend. Not only does the roof offer spectacular views of New York City, the facility also is one of a few new buildings with a green roof.

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Library Reports $1,000+ In Annual Electrical Savings From Living Wall

semiahmoo100The living wall on the British Columbia Semiahmoo Library – featuring year-round foliage that changes according to the season – has proven effective, with $1,000 in savings annually in the electrical costs for air conditioning.

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Raven Industries Greens Downtown Sioux Falls With Green Roof 

raven100The renovated headquarters of Raven Industries in Sioux Falls will soon be housed under plants. Next week, a living, planted roof will be installed as part of a plan to green the entire facility. It will be installed on April 15-16, 2014.

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Submit a Project To The Green Roof and Wall Awards of Excellence

awards100The 2014 Green Roof and Wall Awards of Excellence are now open to submissions. Each year Green Roofs for Healthy Cities recognizes integrated design and installation excellence with the Green Roof & Wall Awards of Excellence.

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