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Green Roofs + Beehives: Innovations in Living Roofs
April 21, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
The benefits of green roofs are well established. They reduce the urban heat island effect, reduce stormwater runoff and aid in energy conservation. When you add beehives to pollinate a green roof installation, these living roofs do even more. Together they promote wellness and build community for tenants, cities, and the environment.
Register for this webinar to learn how developers, designers and building owners can put their urban rooftops to optimal use as part of their wider sustainability plans.
What You Will Learn:
- How bees and green rooftops contribute to wellness and environmental initiatives
- Examples of In-depth designs for a variety of use cases
- How to maximize the asset value of your building through ratings (LEED, SITES, etc)
- Key considerations for installing and maintaining a living roof
Noah Wilson-Rich, PH.D., The Best Bees Company
Noah Wilson-Rich, Ph.D., is CEO and co-founder of The Best Bees Company, the largest beekeeping service in the US. He is a behavioral ecologist, published author, and 3-time TEDx speaker on a mission to expand the bee population and improve pollinator health. Noah helps corporations understand the impact they have on biodiversity and food security.
Vanessa Keitges, Columbia Green Technologies
Vanessa Keitges is President and CEO of Columbia Green Technologies, a global leader in the green roof market industry. Columbia Green installs green roofs and green amenity spaces to promote sustainability and wellness, thus supporting building owners and cities with building resilient communities for the future. Her focus is to ensure positive returns for building owners long-term ESG investments.