In urban areas, rooftop runoff can overwhelm the sewer system and contribute to water pollution. While vegetation-covered green roofing slows this runoff somewhat, its capacity is limited. For effective storm runoff control, blue roofing is a more effective option.
Roofing: Blue Is the New Green
The big push in green construction throughout 2016 will put an emphasis on creating energy-efficient buildings that have a low-impact on the health of the environment. Sustainability and energy efficiency are becoming more important to business, governments and consumers around the world. This opens up the possibility for new products that are environmentally responsible.