Green Roofs

Did You Know?

A green or cool roof can be installed with solar panels. Combining a green roof and solar panels may actually benefit both installations by providing shade for the green roof plants, and lower temperatures for the solar panels which can boost efficiency.

Featured Case Studies

Aerial view of National Bohemian Brewery green roofs.

National Bohemian Brewery (Brewers Hill Complex)

Baltimore, MD

Industrial complex with several green roofs on multiple levels of the buildings.

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Aerial view of Chicago City Hall green roof.

Courtesy of the City of Chicago


Chicago City Hall

Chicago, IL

Urban institutional building with semi–intensive green roof.

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View of the McCormack Federal Building green roof.

Courtesy Taylor Lednum, GSA Design Excellence program


John W. McCormack U.S. Post Office and Courthouse

Boston, MA

High–rise building with green roof on 5th story setback.

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