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Materials

The Public Safety Building features creative use of recycled and energy efficient building materials to meet sustainable construction goals.
 
 public windows Energy efficiency is improved through
the use of low-e glazing.
The roof is constructed of energy efficient materials that reduce heating and cooling (air conditioning) costs. public roof 
 public tiles Recycled content, environmentally-friendly, low-VOC materials throughout structure. For example, these floor tiles in the bathroom are made from recycled materials.
Last updated: Thursday, 08/21/2014

Matrix 2.0 Alternative Water Guidelines 

 Matrix Document Banner
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New roadmap for decentralized, alternate water supplies - indoor and outdoor non-potable water regulations streamlined for rainwater, graywater, stormwater, blackwater use.


Solution Finding for Net Zero Water 

Sustainability experts from across the nation convened to explore statutory, technological, and engineering barriers to the widespread implementation of water recycling and reuse systems in commercial and residential buildings.
Net Zero Water Booklet
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High Performance Buildings Study


Designing high performance green buildings literally build our sustainable city commitments into the fabric of the community.  
Check out this study analyzing the costs of a prototypical mixed-use project.

High Performance Building Study Cover
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