START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: green roofs

Replacing Your Roof With a Greener Roof

By Carl Seville, Networx Time to replace your roof?  Think about making decisions that will help out with energy, last longer, and be lighter on the planet. First and foremost, your roof has to k…

38 comments

Could Blue Roof Coating Be More Energy-Efficient?

By Megan Treacy, TreeHugger Dark-colored roofs are major heat absorbers, making buildings harder to cool, which requires more energy. For years now, the idea of white roofs has been promoted as a …

43 comments

Does Anyone Know How To Build a “Green Roof”?

I just read a study by Generate Insight about people’s perceptions of the term “green.” There is a lot of good news in the study, but “green” is still perceived as a confusing goal that’s hard to achi…

49 comments

Omega Institute’s Greenest Living Building

What would happen if you decided to take on the challenge to create the greenest building in the U.S.? That is just what the non-profit, Omega Institute of Holistic Studies decided to do. They spent t…

36 comments

meet our writers

Joe B.

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

If you simply can't stand to drink your water, try filtering it and making sure it's really cold. I…

wish i lived in Canada

I can't count the rescued pits I've kissed!!! I'll kiss any animal and especially for the saving of …

I totally agree with Anne M. As I said so many times in most cases there is no such thing as a bad d…

I am a good cook, but I rarely do it anymore. Even halving recipes makes too much for one person, a…