30 Sep '11, 8pm

Check it out! MT @charlesredell: Just saw my profile in @ecostructure of #Bullitt Center

Check it out! MT @charlesredell: Just saw my profile in @ecostructure of #Bullitt Center

Upon completion in fall 2012, the six-story Bullitt Center (formerly the Cascadia Center for Sustainable Design and Construction) should be the greenest office building in the world, according to the architect, Seattle-based Miller Hull Partnership. It is designed to be a 250-year building that generates all of its power on site thanks to a 230,000-kilowatt-hour rooftop solar array. The indoor temperature will be regulated by ventilation through large, computer-automated windows, as well as a hybrid heating and cooling system that combines 36 geothermal wells with an ultra-efficient heat exchanger. An extremely tight building envelope designed to eliminate air infiltration and thermal bridging; a high-performance, triple-glazed curtainwall; a 500-square-foot green roof; enough daylighting to reduce lighting loads in office spaces to less than half of what’s allowed by Seat...

Full article: http://www.eco-structure.com/living-building-challenge/th...

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