A Green Building Grows In Cambridge

November 1, 2006
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A coal degasification plant used to stand in this space. Then it was an abandoned, contaminated lot. The transformation to a new 12-story biotechnology headquarters with a Platinum LEED rating took a substantial amount of design creativity and about $140 million. Lithium bromide chillers, free cooling, redirected sunlight, adjusting setpoints and fan speeds on cooling towers, and integrated life safety are just a few of the distinguishing elements of a sustainable project with many positive after-effects.
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