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The Benefits of a Green Roof Go Way Beyond Economics

The Benefits of a Green Roof Go Way Beyond Economics

The Climate Mobilization Act, a New York City legislative package of seven bills that goes into gear in 2024. It’s the single largest carbon-reduction effort that any city has put forward, and it leaves you five, very short, years to get your building in shape.

Create an Energy-Efficient Urban Oasis: 6 Reasons to Install a Green Roof

Create an Energy-Efficient Urban Oasis: 6 Reasons to Install a Green Roof

Urban environments have their challenges—energy consumption and air pollution among them—but things are looking up. Rooftop vegetation addresses these problems and then some.

New York City Passes Climate Mobilization Act

New York City Passes Climate Mobilization Act

The New York City Council rallied alongside advocates on the steps of City Hall to mark the passage of the Climate Mobilization Act.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Celebrates Historic Passing of The Climate Mobilization Act in New York City – Green Roofs Required on New Buildings

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Celebrates Historic Passing of The Climate Mobilization Act in New York City – Green Roofs Required on New Buildings

New York City Council has passed a suite of measures to reduce greenhouse gases released from buildings in New York City, including a requirement for green roofs and/or solar panels on newly constructed buildings.

Turning the Big Apple Green From the Top Down

Turning the Big Apple Green From the Top Down

New York City is weighing proposals calling for most new buildings to incorporate renewable energy sources or green roofs.