New York City

From a Convention Center’s Roof, ‘Walk-Off Vegetables’

From a Convention Center’s Roof, ‘Walk-Off Vegetables’

The story of rooftop farms is one that says something meaningful can be done with the last batch of unused real estate in an increasingly crowded city. Something useful.

Tax Incentive Designed to Create More Green Roofs Expanded

Tax Incentive Designed to Create More Green Roofs Expanded

The city could triple the value of the green roof tax abatement in various communities.

On The Roof With Council Member Rafael Espinal

On The Roof With Council Member Rafael Espinal

Discussing the Recent Passage of New York City’s Green New Deal for Buildings

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.