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Green Roof Garden Party and Learning Tour. Kristin Clarke, CGA Director Keith Swann, ASLA. Benefits of Green Roofs. Environmental Storm water management Energy savings Improved air quality Carbon sequestration Reduced heat islands Habitat for wildlife. Benefits of Green Roofs (2).

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Green roof garden party and learning tour

Green Roof Garden Party and Learning Tour

Kristin Clarke, CGA Director

Keith Swann, ASLA


Benefits of green roofs

Benefits of Green Roofs

Environmental

  • Storm water management

  • Energy savings

  • Improved air quality

  • Carbon sequestration

  • Reduced heat islands

  • Habitat for wildlife


Benefits of green roofs 2

Benefits of Green Roofs (2)

Operational

  • Tax incentives

  • Aesthetics

  • Beehive location

  • Sound barrier

  • Hyper-local sourcing

  • Slows roof deterioration

  • Community engagement

  • Recreational opportunities

  • Back-to-nature teaching

  • Statement of values


Schools colleges and universities

Schools, Colleges and Universities

University of Illinois Hotel & Conference Center

Portland State University

New York City schools


Libraries

Libraries

Campus libraries

Presidential libraries

  • Clinton and Bush


Sports facilities

Sports Facilities

San Francisco 49ers Santa Clara Stadium


Health facilities

Health Facilities

Mary Catherine Bunting Center at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore


Hotels

Hotels

Four Seasons Hotel, Boston

Baltimore Hilton Convention Hotel

Hotel Indigo, San Diego

Marriott Renaissance at Capital View, Crystal City, VA

Ritz Carlton, Charlotte

Fairmont Royal York, Toronto


Ritz carlton charlotte

Ritz Carlton, Charlotte


Baltimore hilton

Baltimore Hilton

Fairmont Royal York, Toronto


Marriott renaissance at capital view

Marriott Renaissance at Capital View


Convention centers

Convention Centers

Baltimore Convention Center

Nashville Convention Center (New!)

McCormick Place, Chicago


Nashville convention center

Nashville Convention Center


Other meeting venues

Other Meeting Venues

Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta

Philadelphia Convention Center Parking Garage

Columbus Commons, Ohio


Associations with green roofs

Associations with Green Roofs

Virginia Association of County Officials


Green roof garden party and learning tour

NGOs

Bread for the City, Washington DC

  • mobile bread house


International examples

International Examples

Vancouver Convention Center, BC

Toronto Convention Center, Ont.


Newest green roof activity

Newest Green Roof Activity

Trip Advisor Green Leaders

Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh

New Miami Beach Convention Center


Green roof garden party and learning tour

Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh


10 questions meeting planners ask

10 Questions Meeting Planners Ask

  • Is the roof publicly accessible, private, or inaccessible?

  • How big is the roof and how much can be walked on?

  • What’s the maximum group size?

  • What’s on the roof?

  • Do you give tours?

  • What learning experiences are available?

  • Food and beverages allowed?

  • Is it accessible for people with disabilities?

  • How do you get up there?

  • When is the roof blooming?


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