30 Dec '11, 12am

Read Kelly Luckett's latest article "The New Face of the Green Roof Market" all about how our green roof industry...

Read Kelly Luckett's latest article "The New Face of the Green Roof Market" all about how our green roof industry...

approved standards that provide clear guidelines for design and maintenance of green roof systems. There are real incentives in place to help drive demand, like the New York City tax credit and the Washington D.C. cash incentive program. Where once there were idealistic discussions of how the U.S. needs to follow the Stuttgart model, we now have policies in place that support our industry. The new faces on the scene are also good signs of expansion of the industry. Introduction of new players and new ideas helps keep the market moving forward. While these are all good things for the green roof concept, there has been a major shift in the marketplace that is fundamentally changing the way we do business. The green roof concept has entered mainstream construction. It’s unimportant whether green roofs are specified in the landscaping section having numbers starting with 01, o...

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.com/content/The-New-Face-of-the-Gre...

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