Tag: Green Building

What Landscapers Need to Know About Green Roofs

Denver voters approved an initiative that would require new buildings and roofs over 25,000 square feet to be covered by a green roof.

A Simple Way to LEED

The LEED certification program is recognized as a standard for green buildings, but it presents some challenges for builders.

Cost Saving and Resale Rates Make Green Homes Attainable

Homes that have sustainability measures incorporated into their design and construction are in high demand.

Seeing Green—How Small Builders Stand Out with Sustainability

By 2022 the percentage of large and small firms using green standards on at least 90% of their jobs will be roughly equal.

Build Green with Net-zero Water Strategies

Green builders’ effort to minimize the impact their buildings have on the environment must include strategies to use water efficiently. Net-zero water strategies work...

DaVinci Shares Earth Day Accomplishments

In honor of Earth Day, DaVinci Roofscapes announced in April that it recycled 820,000 pounds of composite scrap last year. "Searching for ways to reduce...