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Despite Economy, Green Roofs Bloom (via The Dirt)
The benefits of green roofs is well known amongst the design fraternity, but communicating this to developers is a hard sell… so the more we publicize ‘hard facts’ the better.
Steven Peck, Hon. ASLA, kicked off the Washington, D.C. meeting of his organization, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, by stating the U.S. green roof market grew 30 percent in 2010 despite the challenging economy. A survey of corporations involved in green roof design and development found that 8-9 million square feet of green roofs were added last year. Much of this growth occured in cities like Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C., which offer … Read More