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Developer’s Success Story – A Solar Integrated Green Roof in NE DC

March 7, 2019 Developer’s Success Story – A Solar Integrated Green Roof in NE DC By Lisa Walsh | Commercial Solar Developer | Solar Energy Services, Inc.   For the newly-finished Taylor Street Storage facility in North East DC, a 17,500 square foot green roof with fully integrated solar panel arrays showcases a value-stacked, elegant design that provides both a cost-effective solution to stormwater management, without forfeiting the solar panels …Read More

The Benefits of Biophilia: Health and Business

Large urban centers not only impact our environment but they also have significant impact on  the health of the people who live in and around them. Research shows that when urbanites have regular contact with nature it improves their health, leading to substantial reductions in financial costs for businesses. In Baltimore City, we are fortunate to have an abundance of nature close by. Within the city limits, there are approximately 200,000 …Read More

World Water Day 2018: Nature for Water

Today is World Water Day, a day when we all take time to appreciate water, consider our own water practices, and make a concerted effort to improve quality and access to this vital resource. We find ourselves amid a global water crisis which demands a global response. It is easy to fall into the belief that individual efforts will not make a difference in the grander scheme of things; a …Read More