The Cool Roofs technical manual utilized by New York City.
Specifically, “this document is an introduction to environmental roof strategies, both reflective and planted roofs. Its basic goal is to evaluate the effectiveness of these strategies for New York City projects. The guidelines are addressed to all the participants in projects for the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) – administrators and managers from DDC, architects and their consultants, and construction managers.”
New York City Department of Design & Construction, Office of Sustainable Design
Prepared by Gruzen Samton Architects LLP, Amis Inc., Flack + Kurtz Inc., Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects P.C., Shade Consulting, LLC
Source: New York Department of Design and Construction
Publication Date: June 2007