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  • Energy Efficiency and Building Atmosphere

    • No ozone depleting CFC or HCFC-based (chlorofluorocarbon) refrigerants were used in the building's heating or cooling systems.
    • The building is designed to be 30 percent more efficient than a building that is built to just meet local energy code. This is accomplished through the use of: a photovoltaic energy system; energy-efficient, high-performance, dual-glazed windows; insulation; and a day lighting system which lessens the need for artificial light on sunny days.
    • Solar electric panels are installed on the roof to generate renewable energy for the building.
    • All City buildings are powered by 100% renewable energy purchased under contract.

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