Indiana Drawdown Solutions #73 – Green Roofs – Notre Dame To Cut Carbon Footprint by 50%

What if every building with a flat roof had a beautiful garden?

[Green roofs moderate] building temperatures year-round—cooler in summer, warmer in winter. Because the energy required for heating and air-conditioning is curbed, greenhouse gas emissions are lower, as are costs.

Project Drawdown solution #73 – Green Roofs

Notre Dame has the largest green roof in Indiana — 79,096 square feet — on top of their Joyce Center! It’s part of their Comprehensive Sustainability Strategy, which will cut their carbon footprint in half by 2030.

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