24 Oct '11, 5pm

FedEx Sprouts Sprawling Green Roof at O'Hare Airport

FedEx Sprouts Sprawling Green Roof at O'Hare Airport

FedEx Express , the cargo airline of FedEx Corp. , has completed its latest contribution to the green roof initiative at Chicago's airports -- a vegetated roofscape that covers almost four acres. The nearly 175,000-square-foot green roof, which could easily accommodate three football fields, is one of three FedEx Express has installed at its facilities at Chicago's O'Hare International Airpor t and one of 12 planted by the airport system and its tenants (PDF) at the city's three airports. The green roof atop FedEx Express's main sorting building (pictured left) is the largest of the company's vegetated roofs at O'Hare. The other two carpet 3,170 square feet of the roof for the FedEx Express vehicle maintenance center and 10,024 square feet of the firm's world services center. The sorting building's vegetated roof also is the largest of the dozen green roofs at Chicago's ai...

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