Commercial building owners and developers can play a pivotal role in improving the health of our waterways by implementing green stormwater infrastructure—green roofs, rain gardens, permeable pavement, and more—into their designs.
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The roofs of our commercial and institutional buildings not only transform the buildings themselves but the surrounding environment as well. Today, many architects include green roofs, also known as vegetative roofs or living roofs, in their designs. These vegetative or green roofs can significantly reduce urban flooding, improve water quality, and protect watersheds because they […]