What do I need to know? The Climate Mobilization Act includes initiatives and mandates that aim to turn New York City’s rooftops green – literally and figuratively. These new laws will make New York City among the most sustainable skylines in the world. Read below to find out what you need to know about theRead More
Urban Roofs Deserve Interesting Winter Gardens
Proper management can enhance both the health and the aesthetics of plants during the long winter months. Nowhere are the opportunities for better utilizing planted areas in winter greater than on urban rooftops.Read More
Winterizing An Irrigation System: The Basics
You should know what it will take to blow out your green roof irrigation system before you install it. Whether you are installing a single-zone system to water a few balcony planters, or setting up a more complex system for a built-in green roof, we will walk you through the basics.Read More
Building a green roof? Don’t install a lawn.
If you are tempted by the idea of creating a lush lawn on your rooftop we suggest you reconsider. We will discuss both some reasons why lawns are not good candidates for green roofs as well as some alternate design options.Read More