Green Roofing

Green Roofing Systems

Green roofing is nothing new—the concept goes back centuries, and Germany started constructing modern green roofing systems in the 1960s—but it’s finally catching on in a more mainstream way. More and more companies and organizations are realizing the massive benefits that a green roof offers to not only their buildings, but the community at large. […]

What is Green Roofing?

Click to Expand Busy urban areas are starting to take advantage of a previously underutilized space: the roof. Instead of plain, dark roofs that contribute to the urban heat island effect, more and more buildings in Chicago and around the country are incorporating green roofing into their energy codes to reduce energy costs, create usable […]