18 May '11, 3am

Duggal Greenhouse Gears Up for LEED Platinum at Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 268: Last week, Brownstoner picked

The project will expand a former metal foundry that’s larger than a football field into a 2-story, 69,000-square-foot waterfront space with rooftop solar panels and a graywater system. Duggal’s green efforts have already made a splash at the Navy Yard; the company has manufactured and installed 90 wind- and solar-powered streetlights, which should save the Navy Yard close to $11,000 in annual energy costs. The Greenhouse will also serve as a green technology training center and also feature classroom, office, event, and gallery space; its 8 garage doors – which measure 20′ x 20′ – will open up to views of the Manhattan skyline across the East River.

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingsnyc.com/2011/05/17/duggal-greenh...