Roof Monitor January Round-Up: News in Roofing, Architecture, Weather, and Technology

Aphoto_blog_12 resort in Hawaii has added a new green roof that’s as beautiful as it is sustainable, via offers an in-depth synopsis of the last year’s weather, noting record-breaking snowfalls, historic hurricanes, a breathtaking aurora, and more. takes a look at the 14 events that defined 2014’s weather.

Radio frequency radiation poses a serious risk to roofers, argues NRCA’s Harry Dietz in Professional Roofing Magazine.

It’s time to reconsider how we design prisons, via New York Times Magazine.

A deeper shade of green: one New York-based architecture firm is chasing sustainability by growing its own building materials, via Venture Beat.

Roofing Magazine reports that 179D and other tax deductions have been extended.

The Port of San Diego incorporates solar power into its energy and roofing solutions.

Photo by Port of San Diego, via Flickr with Creative Commons License

Posted on: January 10, 2015