Florida trust building goes green for energy efficiency

01/29/2009 | Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), The

The new offices of the Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust in Jacksonville, Fla., include green features for energy efficiency. Rain is captured and pumped into a lawn sprinkler system. A pyramid-shaped skylight allows sunlight into the atrium, and opaque glass allows window light to filter through the five-floor building. "We were looking for timeless design that is both useful and enduring," said Hugh Durden, chairman of the board of trustees.

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