The advantages of inflatable structures

October 26, 2009

Flexible and economical, air-supported structures fill multiple market niches. By Holly O’Dell When it comes to inflatable products, many people think of bouncy castles, parade floats or dancing tubes used for advertising. But the world of air-supported structures, or inflatables, extends far beyond the use of entertainment and advertising to industrial, military, architectural and aerospace …

Toronto adopts mandatory green roof requirements

October 20, 2009

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities recently announced that the City of Toronto, Canada, passed a new green roof bylaw consisting of a green roof construction standard and a mandatory requirement for green roofs on all classes of new buildings. The bylaw requires up to 50% green roof coverage on multi-unit residential dwellings over six stories, …