The innovative design of one of the world’s largest net-zero buildings

Marlene Cimens of GreenBiz writes about the Unisphere, which is the largest commercial net-zero building in the world. This major office building, headquarters of healthcare firm United Therapeutics, is located in Silver Springs, Maryland, USA, and uses many advanced technologies to be fully sustainable.

One of the Unisphere’s most important net-zero features is the way that its heating, cooling, and ventilation systems are automatically monitored and adjusted. Thousands of devices around the building send real-time updates to a central computer system that adjusts building features such as windows, lighting, and air circulation to optimize energy usage.

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