Last fall, Toronto’s industrial real estate sector successfully lobbied the City Council for an exception to the city’s Green Roof Bylaw, allowing new industrial properties and building additions to install cool roofing material instead of green roofs. Now, the institutional sector is pushing for the same exception.
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They don’t have the aesthetic appeal of green roofs, but white roofs are great at saving energy. So why aren’t they everywhere yet?
They’re about as beautiful a manifestation of green building as exists, and benefit from a generous tax credit. So why aren’t green roofs catching on in New York City?