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New Guide Helps Municipalities Monetize the Value of Green Infrastructure

Quantifying the economic value of green infrastructure’s benefits is the key to helping municipalities adopt this innovative and cost-effective stormwater management approach, according to a new report by the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) and… more »

Energy Evaluation and Economic Impact Analysis of Green Roofs Applied to a Pilot Region in Aegean Coast of Turkey

URL: http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:izm:wpaper:1001&r=ene This paper examines the energy savings, environmental benefits, and economic impact of green roof systems applied to a “micro” region in Western Turkey. This subdivision (Artur) in Karaaðaç,… more »

Painting the City White: Over a Million Square Feet of White Roofs

According to Christine Black of WNYC radio: ... The CoolRoofs program painted its millionth square foot of white roof on top of a housing project in the Bronx [in October] .... CoolRoofs is one of several programs that is painting black roofs whit… more »

City of New York Announces New Green Infrastructure Plan to Reduce Sewer Overflows, Improve Quality of City Waterways and Save $2.4 Billion - Plan will Reduce Combined Sewer Overflows by 40 Percent, while Reducing Energy Consumption and the City's Carbon

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway on September 28, 2010 unveiled a new plan to utilize “green infrastructure” to improve the quality of waterways around New York City by capturing and retaining stormwater t… more »