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Western Roofing: Green by Luxury or by Law? IGCC a Possible Reality

06.01.2011

I think we all have been enamored with the 'Green' movement so far, it's been a great conversation piece, a feel good, if you will. It's allowed us to put feathers in our cap by being involved in LEED projects, installing vegetative roofs, or integrating solar on rooftops. But up to this point our involvement has been a voluntary luxuy.

What if starting January 2012 it stopped being a 'feel good' and became a law; written in building code? What if roof-top energy generation from solar, or wind became a requirement?

Author: Shawn Stanley

Source: Western Roofing

 

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