The Greenest Commercial Building in the World

The goal of the Bullitt Center is to drive change in the marketplace faster and further by showing what’s possible today. The era of harm reduction, half steps, and lesser evils is behind us. As a society, we need to be bold in ways that were once unimaginable.

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Vision: Denis Hayes on what's next

Deep green buildings are a necessary component of resilient cities.


Materials: As-built product list

The Bullitt Center team worked for 2+ years identifying products without Red List chemicals.


Dashboard: Real-time stats

To support efficient behavior, we developed a dashboard system with real-time data.


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Earth Day 2014 at the Bullitt Center

This Earth Day (April 22), the Bullitt Center will offer free public tours to showcase the many green features...

Phthalates: A threat to male fertility

One of the success stories the Bullitt Center contributed to was the removal of phthalates from Prosoco’s liquid-applied air...

Living Proof: Thinking Outside the Box

When the Bullitt Foundation determined to create the greenest commercial building in the world, we embarked on a quest...

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250 years: Lifespan of the building

14,303 sq.ft.: Area of solar array

16 kBtu/sq.ft./yr: Energy Use Index

400 feet: Depth of geothermal wells

56,000 gal: Size of cistern

362: Toxic chemicals on “red list”

100 out of 100: WalkScore for site

26: # of geothermal wells

950 sq.ft.: Size of rainwater cistern

82%: Interior with natural daylight