University of Notre Dame

Green Roofs Part of Notre Dame's Higher Calling For Sustainability

Green Roofs Part of Notre Dame's Higher Calling For Sustainability

The University of Notre Dame has taken its green efforts to new heights. The school is touting what it calls the largest green roof in Indiana.

Computer Model Picks Which Roofs to Make Green

Computer Model Picks Which Roofs to Make Green

Using computer models researchers found that in the US city of Chicago, areas to the south and west, as well as certain other isolated areas, would benefit most from green roof installation.

New Study Shows Ways to Maximize Temperature-Lowering Benefits of Chicago's Green Roofs

New Study Shows Ways to Maximize Temperature-Lowering Benefits of Chicago's Green Roofs

Researchers have created a framework to identify which neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs and provide city officials with the best return on their investment to beat the heat.

Green Roofs Serve as Another Enhancement to the Notre Dame Stadium Area

Green Roofs Serve as Another Enhancement to the Notre Dame Stadium Area

Although challenging to view based on their locations, the roofs located on top of the Duncan Student Center, Corbett Family Hall and O’Neill Hall—the three new buildings around Notre dame Stadium--are home to the largest vegetative “living” roof system in the state of Indiana.