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First Dutch Rainproof tram stops in Amsterdam

Posted on Wednesday 22 January, 2020 Following the example of the 300 bus stops in the Dutch city of Utrecht, now capital Amsterdam also has their first tram stops featuring a green roof. But Amsterdam even goes one step further. In addition to the lightweight Sempergreen green roof, the bus stop on ‘Weteringcircuit’ (stop Vijzelgracht) is also provided with a thriving living wall. Read more

Happy Holidays from Sempergreen

Posted on Friday 20 December, 2019 The Sempergreen team would like to thank you for the cooperation and confidence you placed in us in 2019 and wishes you Happy Holidays and a Wonderful 2020! Read more

NYC Department of Buildings announces Sustainable Roof Requirements go into effect

Posted on Tuesday 19 November, 2019 This week, the New York City Department of Buildings announced that, effective the 15th of November 2019, all new buildings and existing buildings undergoing certain major roof renovations are to have a green roof system, a solar photovoltaic system, or a combination of the two. Read more

Green Walls Surviving the Cold

Posted on Friday 30 August, 2019 Yes! Outdoor green walls can thrive, even in cold climates like Chicago, Toronto, or Montreal! Maintaining an outdoor vertical garden or green wall is more challenging than maintaining an indoor green wall. Especially when exposed to extreme weather conditions, with freezing cold weather, snow or temperature swings. Read more

High performance building Co|Lab officially opened in Falls Church, VA

Posted on Monday 29 July, 2019 Co|Lab - a design collaboration between national general contractor HITT and renowned architect William McDonough + Partners - just recently officially opened its doors during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Co|Lab will be a space dedicated to research and testing of emerging technologies, while also focusing on environmental health and occupant well-being. Read more

Sempergreen hosts Tour at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

Posted on Friday 28 June, 2019 This week, Sempergreen hosted a successful tour for Boston Properties, one of the largest developers in the USA, of our amazing project The REACH at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. We demonstrated how our innovative green roof and green wall solutions can be applied on challenging, almost impossible, projects. Read more