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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



Baltimore hilton
Baltimore Hilton

Fairmont Royal York, Toronto



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


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



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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