Washington DC

Inspiring Net Zero Energy Building for Sustainable Future

Inspiring Net Zero Energy Building for Sustainable Future

In Washington, D.C., buildings are responsible for 74 percent of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions. As threats from climate change become more severe it has become a city priority to rein in those emissions and plan for a more sustainable future.

Call for Proposals Out for Two Grey to Green Conferences – Twin Cities and D.M.V.

Call for Proposals Out for Two Grey to Green Conferences – Twin Cities and D.M.V.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, the leading professional industry association in green infrastructure, is pleased to announce the expansion of the Grey to Green Conference to The Twin Cities on September 30th and in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia (D.M.V) region on October 29th,2019

Green Roofs and the Rainwater Crisis

Green Roofs and the Rainwater Crisis

Green roofs are an effective approach to managing rainwater runoff from rooftops. As a result, they are growing in use in urban areas where space constraints limit the use of other water management practices.

How D.C. Is Keeping Raw Sewage Out Of Rock Creek By ‘Greening’ The City

How D.C. Is Keeping Raw Sewage Out Of Rock Creek By ‘Greening’ The City

It’s called green infrastructure. It’s a way of re-engineering the city to reverse the damage done by engineers of generations past, using modern technology to imitate how nature handles stormwater.

2017 Green Roof Industry Survey Shows Washington DC In Top Spot For Most Green Roofs Installed

2017 Green Roof Industry Survey Shows Washington DC In Top Spot For Most Green Roofs Installed

The North American green roof industry continues to be a driving force in sustainability and resilience planning, with municipalities like San Francisco, Portland and Denver recently adopting mandatory green roof policies for new buildings.