Gallery: Green Buildings Sweep the 2011 Brooklyn Building Awards

They also recycle all paper, plastic, bottles, and spent grain. All cold and hot pipes are insulated with high-tech foamglass insulation. The warehouse also has solar panels on the roof that provide about 1/3 of total power needs. An interesting renovation, that you wouldn't expect to find at brewery.

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1 Comment

  1. lazyreader May 18, 2011 at 7:33 am
    Why do architects get credit for simply refurbishing older buildings. And do the benefits promised really save energy at all. Apparently construction equipment runs on sunshine and rainbows.