Denver’s First Garden Roof

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new regional headquarters at 16th and Wynkoop has installed Metro Denver’s first "green roof", which is designed to insulate the building and help reduce the amount of rainwater that hits the streets.

"We really think green roofs are the wave of the future and hope the EPA project will highlight its benefits," said Amy Javernick Will, project manager for Opus Northwest, the building’s owner.

Click here to read the entire article in today’s Denver Post.

Builders and owners, to learn more about the environmental and  cost benefits of green roofs, please visit Green Roofs or the USGBC.

This tip came from Inspired Economy reader Michele, thank you Michele, we really appreciate you. 

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