Best Practices in Green Roof Policy Implementation - Self Study


Author: Tessa Soltendieck

Subjects: Green Building: Green Roofing

Length: 2 modules

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This free course provides an overview of green roof policy development activities from across North America, as well as detailed case studies from Washington, DC (the leader in green roof implementation), Toronto, ON, which has instituted a bylaw requiring green roofs on new buildings, and Devens, MA, which has developed unique policy tools for new development.

Presenters include:
Jane Welsh, Project Manager, Zoning Bylaw and Environmental Planning, City of Toronto
Peter Lowitt, AICP, Director/Land Use Administrator, Devens Enterprise Commission
Hamid Karimi, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Office of Natural Resources, District of Columbia, Department of Energy and Environment

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This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

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Tessa Soltendieck

Professional Education Coordinator, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

Tracy Jackson is CAO of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. Tessa Soltendieck is the Professional Education Coordinator for Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.

Course Outline

Watch 'Best Practices in Green Roof Policy Implementation'

Watch the 1-hour 'Best Practices in Green Roof Policy Implementation' video.

  • Best Practices in Green Roof Policy Implementation (Video)
Download the Free GRP Accreditation Tool

Download the free 'Green Roof Professional (GRP) Accreditation Practice Exam + Answer Key (2016)' tool.

  • Download the Free Tool (Resource)

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