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.


Blog

Cities are the greatest hope for our pla...

Note: This article was originally published on Ensia. It is re-published here with their permission. October 28, 2014 —...

Report Finds $18.5 Million in Hidden Val...

First-of-a-kind research calculates that public benefits are comparable to construction cost of the building. A report released on September...

What is the point of green building?

When the team set out to design and build the Bullitt Center, we had one goal in mind: push...

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Bullitt Center

Biomimicry is Hot!

What if I told you I work in a building that acts like a tree?

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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