Andy Creath

Inside the Denver Green Roof Ordinance

Inside the Denver Green Roof Ordinance

The most common critique of the 2017 Denver Green Roof Ordinance re-write is that the original intent of the ordinance was diluted. Only at face value does it appear so – those of us involved with the re-write process know otherwise.

Denver City Council Passes Revised Green Roof Ordinance

Denver City Council Passes Revised Green Roof Ordinance

Denver City Council Votes in Favor of the Task Force Recommendations on The Green Roof Ballot Initiative and Becomes a Leader in Sustainability and Resiliency

Depending How You Look At It, Denver Green Roof Changes Are Simpler Or More Complex

Depending How You Look At It, Denver Green Roof Changes Are Simpler Or More Complex

A Denver task force is finishing up revisions on one of the strictest green roof policies in the country. The proposed changes would give large buildings in downtown Denver more choices in how they comply with the ordinance voters approved last fall.

Why Rooftop Gardens Cool Cities

Why Rooftop Gardens Cool Cities

City rooftops are getting a makeover. Instead of concrete, many are now covered by grasses, flowers, and even small trees.

Will Denver's New Green Roof Law Catch On in Other Cities?

Will Denver's New Green Roof Law Catch On in Other Cities?

Denver isn't the first city to pass a green roof law, but its grassroots push for sustainability could help spark a national movement.