When Rick Seavey first told municipal officials in Lancaster, PA, that he planned to install a green roof, they thought he was talking about paint color.
That was a decade ago, before affixing water-absorbing membranes and plants to the tops of buildings became a popular solution for businesses looking to absorb stormwater runoff from new construction. And the 16,000-square-foot green roof Seavey planned to build as CEO of the National Novelty Brush Co. would be the first for the South Central Pennsylvania city and the surrounding county of the same name.[Continue Reading]
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