Walgreens to build first net-zero store in Ill.

03/12/2013 | Forbes

Walgreens plans to build its first net-zero store in Evanston, Ill., and it will feature more than 800 solar panels on its roof, LED lighting and two wind turbines. The facility will harness geothermal energy, and its heating, cooling and refrigeration equipment will use carbon dioxide refrigerants. "We are investing in developing a net-zero store so we can learn the best way to bring these features to our other stores," said Thomas Connolly, Walgreens vice president of facilities development.

View Full Article in:

Forbes

Published in Brief: