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Stanford dedicates its 'greenest' building yet

Original post made on Mar 5, 2008

Stanford University dedicated its most energy-efficient building on campus on Tuesday, one that will use half the electricity and just 10 percent of the potable water of a standard building its size. Photos by Norbert von der Groeben/Palo Alto Weekly.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 5, 2008, 12:32 PM

Comments (5)

Posted by RS, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 5, 2008 at 9:25 pm

Energy efficient 166,000 sq ft for 75 million.

Can we get these folks to build a library for us?


Posted by Not so fast, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 6, 2008 at 8:12 am

No, we cannot. because many in our city, including some on our city council, believe that Stanford is the evil empire.
Nothing they do is good for Palo Alto. Anyway, this new building may cause too much traffic in Palo Alto (i am sure we will hear something along these lines, since some in PA cannot ever see Stanford doing anything "right" in their eyes)
Wouldn't it be great if Stanford could unyoke themselves from the naysayers, nitpickers, obstructionists and negative Nellies that hold sway over the city council and are part of the city council as well??
Imagine what can be accomplished then.


Posted by bg, a resident of another community
on Mar 7, 2008 at 12:56 pm

With these savings, maybe the staff laid-off at SLAC can be re-hired


Posted by Yusef Jalali, a resident of The Greenhouse
on Mar 8, 2008 at 5:52 am

No mention of how you are saving 90% water. Is pipe to pipe reclaimed water is used for all non-potable uses?


Posted by simple really, a resident of another community
on Mar 8, 2008 at 6:13 pm

SLAC layoffs were a result of federal funding cutbacks that the Dems in Congress are trying to remedy.


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