NYC Among Nation’s Top 10 Green Roof Leaders

May 12, 2011 at 4:22 pm Leave a comment

New York City was one of the top 10 cities leading the nation in the installation of green roofs in 2010.  According to industry trade group Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, it added more than 200,000 square feet of green roofs last year, ranking third behind Chicago and Washington, D.C.  Chicago, the nation’s green roof leader, installed more than 500,000 square feet of green roofs.

GRHC found that the green roof industry in North America grew by 28.5% in 2010, up from 16% in 2009.  It has surveyed the North American green roof industry every year since 2004.

For details of the 2010 survey, click here.

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