Gallery: PHOTOS: Inhabitat Tours Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s New Green Ro...

The hill creates natural insulation for the entire building, and heat is captured through 28 geothermic wells that line the perimeter of the visitor center area; these are visible by BBG logo stamped caps on the path outside. The heat captured is used in the radiant floor. The site also uses a re-circulated and recycled water system.

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