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Staff from Andropogon Published for Research on Native Plants & North American Greenroofs

GSI Partner member, Andropogon Associates, recently had staff published in the Journal of Green Building on Native Plants in North American Greenroofs. The article highlights work of Andropogon and others have done to emphasize the importance of native plantings on green roofs. The article covers many facets of green roofs including the many ecological regions of
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Recap of Cira Green Tour with Roofmeadow

On a beautiful and warm Thursday evening in August, GSI Partners members and supporters gathered at Cira Green for a twilight tour and happy hour. Cira Green, a project by GSI Partner member Roofmeadow, is a breath-taking public recreation space that overlooks Center City, University City, and the Schuylkill River trail. Roofmeadow’s Jane Winkel and
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Philadelphia Roofs Are Sprouting Greenery

The Philadelphia Inquirer covered the growth of green roofs in Philadelphia in an article published April 22nd: Across the city, the tops of buildings and parking lots are sprouting greenery like never before. The number of green roofs in Philadelphia has tripled since 2010, according to the Water Department, which tracks the roofs because they
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Green Roof Tax Credit Doubled

On Monday March 16, GSI Partners Project Manager, Anna Shipp, and two members, Melissa Muroff of Roofmeadow and Jim Maransky of E-Built, testified at a City Council hearing in support of expanding incentives for green roofs.  Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s bill proposed to increase the tax credit from 25% of the total cost of installation
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Green Roof Professional (GRP) Training

“The Green Roof Professional (GRP) training series provides leading-edge designers and practitioners with fundamental information on green roof design, installation and maintenance. Learn from industry experts, gain access to hundreds of technical papers, visit outstanding projects, and discover how your knowledge and skills can be applied to transform the built environment.  Courses include Green Roof Design
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