Jewel-Osco Greenroof #1
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The Jewel-Osco Greenroof; Photo Courtesy LiveRoofProject Name: Jewel-Osco Greenroof #1
Year: 2008
Owner: Jewel-Osco
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Building Type: Commercial
Type: Extensive
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 22700 sq.ft.
Slope: 1%
Access: Accessible, Private
Submitted by: Greenroofs.com

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Modular Greenroof System: LiveRoof
Contractor: Weatherguard Roofing Company
Waterproofing: Versico
Roofing Consultant: Interstate Roof Systems Consultants Inc.
Photo Courtesy LiveRoofThe Jewel-Osco Greenroof; Photo Courtesy LiveRoofPhoto Courtesy LiveRoof
"Supermarket firm Jewel-Osco is seeking LEED certification for a new green store ? the company's first ? that has opened in Chicago. Eco-friendly elements at the 65,000-square-foot store in the city's Fulton River District include:

A reflective and heat emissive LiveRoof system with vegetation,
Building materials obtained within a 500-mile radius and incorporating recycled matter,
Energy efficient HVAC systems featuring sensors that activate based on the number of people in the store,
Water-saving fixtures,
Energy efficient lighting,
Non-ozone-depleting refrigerants in cooling equipment,
Refrigerant leak detection monitors.
Ninety-eight percent of construction debris was recycled, the store also said," (GreenerBuildings, 2008).
Photo Courtesy LiveRoofPhoto Courtesy LiveRoof

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The Jewel-Osco Greenroof; Photo Courtesy LiveRoof
This Jewel-Osco store is located at 370 N. Desplaines St., Chicago, IL 60661. Read the entire GreenerBuildings article of October 1, 2008 "Jewel-Osco Opens New Green Store in Chicago" here. Read about LiveRoof in The Greenroof Directory.
 
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