BENEFITS

While each green roof is unique, their function is similar–providing many benefits to the public, community, environment and Owner.

Environmental Benefits:

Stormwater management

Save energy on air-conditioning by reducing heat gain

Improve air quality

Urban food production

Sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

Increase green space & homes to pollinators

Urban Heat Island migration

Minimize landfill waste

About the Owner:

Owner Benefits:

Energy savings

Lengthen roof lifespan

Added amenity space

Earn up to 19 LEED credits (WE and SS)

Columbus Green Infrastructure

Fire retardation

Noise reduction

Healthier & more prosperous communities

Megan Meier has been a Certified Green Roof Professional since 2009. After 10 years in a film-editing career in Santa Monica, CA, Megan returned to Ohio for her true calling in sustainable building and design. She earned a degree from the Ohio State University in Horticulture and Construction Management, and launched Higher Ground Green Roofs, LLC in 2012. Outside of the office, Megan is active in the U.S. Green Building Council and enjoys hiking, cooking and spending time with her family.

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