Exploring the Most Important Green Roof Design Practices for Massachusetts

Climate Change has been negatively affecting our planet for years and in recent years scientists have researched combating the issue of climate change with sustainable practices such as green roofs. Green roofs have been shown not to cause environmental degradation, which is critical for positive change in the health of our planet. Green roofs are a sustainable practice that is on the rise but the location of where a specific green roof is installed and its design can have major constrictions. Looking at Massachusetts specifically, interviews and content analysis were used to gather data to understand the experience of designing a green roof located in Massachusetts. The data gathered from the interviews and content analysis will provided valuable information, on green roof design practices to consider in Massachusetts specifically.