|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||29 Oct 2007 22:44:31 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Green Buildings on Brownfields|
[These days everyone seems to be talking about incorporating
sustainability into new buildings on brownfields sites. Here are two
examples. - LS]
On Bucks brownfield, a green office center By Suzette Parmley Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) October 25, 2007If he gets his way, Brian O'Neill just may become the poster boy for the green movement in the real estate world.
Long an innovator in transforming brownfields, developer O'Neill is now going green.
He's banking on a half-dozen "environmentally friendly" commercial office buildings in Bucks County to translate into a greener bottom line for his King of Prussia development company.
O'Neill Properties Group broke ground yesterday on the $250 million Horizon Corporate Center, billing it as the largest green development project ever in the suburban Philadelphia office market.
... For the entire article,see http://www.philly.com/inquirer/business/20071025_On_Bucks_brownfield__a_green_office_center.html Going for the green -- in more ways than one Opinion Kalamazoo Gazette (MI) October 25, 2007 It won't be just another business park.The new Davis Creek Business Park, built on reclaimed contaminated property that once was home to a petroleum refinery, is expected to incorporate state-of-the-art ``green'' elements in its design.
The city, working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, has worked to develop a business park that will meet many of the environmentally friendly standards that the U.S. Green Building Council is urging.
According to the Kalamazoo city officials, the most prominent design feature will be a stormwater handling system that will purify stormwater by directing it into swales and wetlands before it flows into Davis Creek.
... For the entire column, see http://www.mlive.com/news/kzgazette/index.ssf?/base/columns-3/119332607297250.xml&coll=7 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/brownfields
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