10/12/2009

World's Greenest Office High-Rise

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With LEED Platinum certification as a major design goal for One Bryant Park, the building is constructed mostly of recycled and recyclable materials. It features environmental technologies, such as filtered underfloor displacement air ventilation, advanced double-wall technology, and translucent insulating glass that permits maximum daylight.

 

It also has a state-of-the-art, 5.1-megawatt low-emission cogeneration plant that provides a clean, efficient power source for a portion of the building’s energy requirements.

 

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