Life cycle analysis reveals white roofs are the least expensive choice for commercial flat roofs, and they even beat living roofs for their climate benefits.
Native species and compost that takes advantage of local winemaking are good ingredients for green roofs in the Mediterranean, researchers say.
It’s no longer the world’s largest living roof, but the one on the Ford plant in Dearborn, Mich., is even more impressive than ever, ten years after opening.
A 40,000+ sq. ft. green roof installation atop a Walmart store in Portland, Oregon is set to become a living laboratory of sorts.
The Empire State Building is taking its big green journey to the exterior with a green roof system that will reduce water runoff, heating bills, and air pollution.
The pilot project will turn waste from businesses housed at the London Sustainable Industries Park into a building material for green roofs.
One solution to reduce stormwater runoff into the local ecosystem is what is known as a green roof–a roof covered in living, growing plants.