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Center for the Urban Environment (BCUE)

A Green Community Facility Building in Brooklyn, NY.
  • 168 7th St.
  • Brooklyn
  • NY
  • 11213
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  • 1. Water savings of 30% from typical construction

    2. Met LEED low VOC standards for all materials and adhesives and paints

    3. Zero formaldehyde present in all materials

    4. Achieved 90% diversion of waste from landfill

    5. Achieved 30% recycled content of materials

    6. over 50% of wood from salvaged sources

    7. energy efficient lighting scheme with occupant sensors

    8. bicycle parking provided for more than 15% of occupants

    9. educational outreach program setup so the space can act as a living museum to visitors about the process of creating sustainable heathly work places.

    10. reuse of existing warehouse building and its structure
  • Construction year
  • 2008
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 14000
  • No. floors
  • 2
  • Certification
  • LEED Registered/Certified