If They Gave Green Ribbons

Foster, Brooke Lea
December 2007
Washingtonian Magazine;Dec2007, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p102
The article features the top three green buildings in Washington, D.C. according to the U.S. Green Building Council. It notes that the Sidwell Friends middle school was built with recycled materials. The Philip Merrill Environmental Center in Annapolis uses geothermal wells positioned 300 feet underground to help heat and cool the building. It states that the One and Two Potomac Yard in Crystal City used construction materials from environment-friendly companies and 100% of its power comes from renewable energy.


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