Numerous municipalities have vegetated roof programs, incentives or requirements with a focus on stormwater management. Here are examples of a policies and incentives that are promoting the growth of the vegetated roofing industry. • RainScapes Rewards Rebates Program in Montgomery, MD offers qualified residential and commercial vegetated roofs tax rebate of $10/sf. • Baltimore Stormwater […]
Green infrastructure offers climate resilience in urban environments.
Green Roofs Mitigate Urban Heat Island Effect Acacia Smith explains the Albedo Effect. And, how your roof can help fight climate change. The majority of the roofs in the world are dark-coloured and as a result have a low albedo and absorp excessive amounts of heat. The ‘albedo’ of a surface is its ability to […]