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The long side walls of the building are poured concrete, and insulating concrete forms (ICF's) is used to obtain an R value of 20 in these areas. In addition to a green roof, the roof has 6" of rigid insulation and R values of 32. Windows and doors that penetrate these walls all have thermally broken frames, and high performance glazing. Overall the building is estimated to be a considerable 35-50% more efficient that a comparative structure of its size.

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