Posts Tagged ‘ rooftops ’

Growth of rooftop plants defines ‘green building’, even in Connecticut

Nov 7th, 2012 | By

Spread out in an isolated section of the 400-acre Pride’s Corner Farms, a low-key $1 million-a-year operation brings the concept of “green” building to new heights — rooftops, to be specific. Here on a rolling six acres, exposed to the elements inside low-slung plastic trays, sit drought- and weather-resistant plants such as sedum, chives, grasses

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Project to Map ‘Every U.S. Commercial Rooftop’ for Solar Potential

Apr 20th, 2012 | By

Satellite imagery company GeoEye has teamed up with Geostellar in a partnership that aims to map and catalog the photovoltaic solar potential of every commercial and residential property in the United States. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story from our friends at Environmental Leader.