Sloping green roof tops Vancouver Convention center

11/13/2009 | Daily Commercial News

There are no flat areas on the largest living roof in Canada. In fact, the roof of the Vancouver Convention Center, which hopes for LEED certification, slopes up to 53% in some areas. Other green features include on-site water treatment and deep seawater cooling and heating. However, the roof, which uses a computer system to detect leaks, may be its most innovative feature, observers say.

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