31 Dec '12, 1pm

San Antonio Federal Courthouse earns LEED Platinum on renovation, with green roof centerpiece of project

The Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Courthouse underwent a major green transformation this year, earning it the top rating under the LEED green building program. The centerpiece of the project is the green roof system, grown by LiveRoof Texas. The green roof is irrigated from air conditioning condensate, which prevents this water from entering the wastewater system and provides an additional cooling benefit to the building. Read more about this project in ABC news [... ] Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building – Green Roof Installation from LiveRoof LLC on Vimeo .

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