Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Spring 2018 - 2

STRATA

LIVING ARCHITECTURE

DOCTOR

Jennifer Bousselot responded correctly stating the problem and solution from the last
Living Architecture Doctor question: "We noted microclimatic issues on the roof in a
few areas just like this - mostly under highly reflective glass and metal siding that faced
south and west. The reflected light/heat off those surfaces increased evapotranspiration
to a point where the plants became very stressed, even with irrigation. The wintertime
is challenging as well because our high daytime temperatures in Denver, with the
added heat from reflective surfaces, sometimes trigger plants to come out of dormancy.
Then at night it freezes again, damaging the plants. The solution is to provide
supplemental water, even during dry periods over the winter.

THE LIVING ARCHITECTURE PERFORMANCE TOOL
THE GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE FOUNDATION

The Green Infrastructure Foundation has released the Living Architecture Performance Tool (LAPT), a
revolutionary new performance framework and rating system that can be used by designers, owners, policy
makers, and manufacturers to promote better green roof and wall performance. The Green Infrastructure
Foundation is inviting firms to participate in pilot projects for the first version of the LAPT and policy
makers to incorporate the tool into their work. For more, visit greeninfrastructurefoundation.org/lapt

NEW STORMWATER TREATMENT
TRAIN ANALYTICAL TOOL RELEASED
On February 15, 2018 the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
(TRCA) released a new tool for stormwater management planning and
design practices called the LID Treatment Train Tool. The purpose of
the tool is to analyze whether sustainable stormwater management goals
can be achieved by low impact design practices. The tool can compare
pre and post development hydrology and pollutant scenarios using
annual and event based scenarios. The tool was building on the EPA
SWMM5 model and is open source. It was developed through the STEP
program, a collaboration between Lake Simcoe Region Conservation
Authority, Credit Valley Conservation Authority and the TRCA. To
download a copy of the tool go to: https:/sustainabletechnologies.ca/lowimpact-development-treatment-train-tool/.

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