We install green roof and amenity spaces throughout the Rocky Mountain West and consult and teach courses across North America.
Andy Creath is an entrepreneur in the environmental and sustainability fields. He founded Green Roofs of Colorado, a green roof design, installation, maintenance, and consultation company in 2006. Premier installations include Denver Botanic Garden’s Mordecai Children’s Garden, Community College of Denver Confluence Center, Clyfford Still Museum, and The University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.
He is a board member for the Green Infrastructure Foundation, which was founded in 2007 to respond to the need for greater awareness and resources to promote green infrastructure in local communities. He was an integral part of the successful Denver Green Roof Initiative as a Technical Advisor and Spokesperson.
He co-chairs the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Maintenance committee, and was integral in writing the maintenance course which is a required course for the Green Roof Professional Designation. He worked for four years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a program analyst within the Office of the Inspector General.
Andy has a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver, received a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Aspects of Conservation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Green Building Certificate from Colorado State University. Andy and his work has been featured in Dwell, Building Magazine, Living Architecture Monitor, and the Denver Post.