Convention center boasts largest green roof in Canada

04/9/2009 | WorldChanging

The new Vancouver Convention Centre features a six-acre rooftop garden that is home to bee hives, bugs, birds and 400,000 native plants. The building, which has the largest green roof in Canada, is expected to receive LEED Gold certification. Other green features include seawater heating and cooling, natural daylight, on-site blackwater treatment and natural ventilation.

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