28 Mar '12, 3am

Welcome to Kevin Songer, Tropical Green Roofs Editor! #greenroofs

Welcome to Kevin Songer, Tropical Green Roofs Editor! #greenroofs

Kevin Songer , J.D., ISA Certified Arborist & Municipal Specialist, LEED AP BD+C, is our Tropical Green Roof Editor (March, 2012). Kevin serves as green roof expert for MetroVerde , a Florida based vertical green design company. He was awarded the 2011 ‘Green Hero’ of the year award and the 2009 Innovation in Landscape and Water Conservation recognition by the Northeast Florida Chapter of the USGBC. Kevin has spoken of the economic and ecological benefits associated with green roofs at numerous functions and seminars. He served on Greenroofs.com’s “Wind, Water, Heat, Grow. Greenroofs.” panel during the 2011 Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit. Kevin writes a daily green roof blog, Living Green Roofs , and contributes green roof notes to the Native Plant and Wildlife Garden web project. Kevin also holds an undergraduate degree in biology and the Juris Doctor deg...

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