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Green Roofs and Walls Could Boost Residential Property Values by 15%

Green Roofs and Walls Could Boost Residential Property Values by 15%

A large-scale and coordinated effort to retrofit green infrastructure into our built environment could see residential property values increase by 6 to 15 per cent as well as providing social, health and environmental benefits.

Why Install a Vegetated Roof?

Why Install a Vegetated Roof?

It's all about the benefits! Vegetated roofs offer much more than aesthetics.

Who’s Paying? Funding Living Infrastructure in 2017 and Beyond

Who’s Paying? Funding Living Infrastructure in 2017 and Beyond

When it comes to living or green infrastructure, funding is a commonly cited barrier to implementation. And like clean energy and green building before it, this burgeoning industry has to prove its merit before funding is allocated. So how do we do it?

Going Green: What's In It For Sports Venue Owners?

Going Green: What's In It For Sports Venue Owners?

For today's buildings owners, the philosophy is often the greener the better. Owners of professional sports stadiums, as it turns out, are no exception. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, there are at least 30 LEED-certified sports venues in use or underway in the U.S., and the organization said that number is growing.

Is Your Building Ripe for a Green Roof?

Is Your Building Ripe for a Green Roof?

Co-op and condo boards in New York City are always on the lookout for amenities that boost the value – and livability – of their buildings. In the bargain, many are looking to make their buildings more eco-friendly and economical. For these reasons, green roofs are catching on.