Wednesday, November 4, 2009
City of Portland Ecoroofs Incentive Program Deadline is December 1st
Ecoroofs are lightweight, vegetated roof systems that replace conventional roofs with a layer of foliage over a growing medium on top of a waterproof membrane. They are part of Portland's stormwater management program. There are currently 173 ecoroofs in Portland, totaling nearly 10 acres.
Funds will be available until 2013; all types of projects are eligible. An Environmental services commtitee reviews applications twice each year and awards incentives.
To find out more, or to apply for the incentive, visit: www.portlandonline.com/ecoroof or call 503-823-7914.