25 Jan '14, 7pm

The Green Edge: How Commercial Property Investment in Green Infrastructure Creates Value

According to the EPA , green infrastructure is simply the title given to an approach using environmentally friendly techniques to manage stormwater. This can include multiple efforts such as green roofs, permeable pavement, rain gardens or even planting more trees. It is well known that green infrastructure aids in decreasing stormwater issues, and ultimately creating a healthier environment and more livable neighborhoods. This past December, the Natural Resources Defense Council released a study on how investing in green infrastructure creates value for commercial properties. The environmental benefits have been obvious, but how can green infrastructure help YOU out?? Picture: First Blue Roof and Green Roof combination in the US The NRDC explains that "Commercial properties with well-designed green infrastructure can reap the rewards of higher rents and property values, i...

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