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.
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 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.
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.