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#greenbuilding #sustainability #WDC #Toronto

Green Roof Industry Grows an Estimated 18.5% in 2015. Washington, D.C. Leads North America for Green Roofs Installed. May 31, 2016 – Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), the green roof and wall industry association, is pleased to announce the industry grew 18.5% with Washington, D.C. as the number one region for green roof installations in North America according to its 2015 Annual Green Roof Industry Survey . Washington, D.C. will host the 14th Annual CitiesAlive Conference from November 1-4, 2016, focusing on stormwater in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Region. For the first time ever, Toronto has ranked 2nd amongst North American cities, with 775,216 square feet of green roofs installed. The Toronto Green Roof by-law of 2009 requiring green roofs on most new buildings has resulted in the permitting of more than 2 million square feet of green roofs. "Green roofs are...

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