November 26, 2003

Greenest Building of them all?

Category: Architecture , Environment

Santa Monica: Not exactly sure how you rank buildings for their "greenness", but the new headquarters for the NRDC (National Resources Defense Council) achieved the following:

"uses 60 to 75 percent less energy than a conventional building of its size, gets 100 percent of its energy from carbon-free renewables, and consumes 60 percent less drinking water"

[article here]

Posted by Nick at November 26, 2003 08:24 PM | TrackBack


Donald Bren Hall at UC Santa Barbara claims to be one the two greenest buildings and the absolute greenest laboratory.

Posted by: Andrew on December 4, 2003 03:55 PM
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