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France Mandates Sustainable Roofs

Posted by gcca on April 1, 2015

France has recently approved a requirement that new commercial roofs must be partially covered with vegetation or solar panels.  This is a first of its kind requirement, and has generated a lot of coverage as a result, including National Geographic, Architecture and Design, Triple Pundit, and many others.

This requirement is an exciting step to spur a larger and economically efficient market for a wide variety of sustainable cool roofs!

Kurt Shickman

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Kurt Shickman is the Executive Director of Global Cool Cities Alliance (GCCA) and the Cool Roofs and Cool Pavements Toolkit.