Green Roofs Could Reduce Heat-Related Deaths
In cities like Chicago, low-income neighborhoods would gain the most with the addition of more green roofs
Washington, D.C., Heads Green Roof List
A tally of vegetative roofs installed in 2017 tops 1 million square feet
Denver Is Revising Its Green Roof Rules
A task force recommends more flexibility and lower costs in the voter-approved initiative
Denver’s Green Roof Ordinance Kicks In
A city panel will discuss changes to the new law as its impact comes into sharper focus
Denver Voters Approve Green Roof Initiative
Beginning in January, developers will have to include rooftop gardens on new buildings larger than 25,000 square feet
Denver Will Vote on a Green Roof Initiative
Solar panels or garden space would be required on large buildings, but the mayor says the plan goes too far
As California homeowners are urged to replace the grass in their yards with decorative gravel, why would anyone try to grow grass on their roof?
Do Green Roofs Temper Urban Heat?
Vegetated roof surfaces make compelling green PR, but how do they compare to ‘cool roofs’ in reducing the heat island effect?
Solar Decathlon 2011: Team New York’s Rooftop Haven
While lots for single-family homes are scarce and expensive in New York City, rooftops are plentiful — and they make excellent places for modular homes
Lessons Learned on a Living Roof
Even drought tolerant plants need water to get established.