April 23, 2013
The costs and savings of ecoroofs is the focus of the Portland Ecoroof Symposium on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the World Trade Conference Center in downtown Portland. Speakers and presenters will discuss the bottom line on green rooftops in Portland, and present scientific research and case studies that explore the economics of ecoroofs.
The event is targeted toward architects, landscape architects, developers, building owners and facility managers. The symposium also features a vendor showcase of leading green roof companies from Portland and the surrounding region.
Registration for the event is $25 and includes lunch. The registration deadline is Friday, April 26th. Go to www.portlandoregon.gov.bes/ecoroofpdx for more information.
Ecoroofs are vegetated roof systems that absorb rain to reduce stormwater runoff, improve air quality and save energy. There are currently 382 ecoroofs in Portland covering over 19 acres.
For more information contact Linc Mann, 503-823-5328.