Denver Green Roof Mandate

Green roofs becoming a reality in Denver's Larimer Square

Green roofs becoming a reality in Denver's Larimer Square

Nearly two years after Denver mandated that businesses install green roofs, it's becoming a reality in Larimer Square.

Green Roof Changes Move Forward at Denver City Council

Green Roof Changes Move Forward at Denver City Council

After 27 hours of meetings, Mayor Hancock's Green Roof Initiative Task Force reached a consensus on recommended changes to the Green Roof Initiative at a Monday City Council meeting.

The Latest Version of the Evolving Denver Green Roof Initiative

The Latest Version of the Evolving Denver Green Roof Initiative

While many developers opposed a green roof mandate, there are benefits to green roofs, and the new proposed initiative offers a lot more options.

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.

Point: Realities of the Denver Green Roof Initiative

Point: Realities of the Denver Green Roof Initiative

Questions remain on the effects of the Denver Green Roof Initiative, and this article addresses some of common areas of concern for green roofs while highlighting some of the benefits.