Zero Energy Building

National Renewable Energy Laboratory is the Department of Energy's green tech incubation labThe NREL’s (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Department of Energy’s green tech incubation lab will soon be opening it’s zero-energy office building in Golden, Colorado.  NREL will be the largest zero-energy office building in the nation.  Although, not as large as the Chinese “Sun Dial”, the World’s Largest Solar-Powered Office Building, the NREL facility uses more than solar power.  This 220,000 square-foot zero-energy facility is built largely of recycled or reclaimed materials and uses a radiant system that uses water pipes embedded in the floor to circulate either hot or cold water. 
Chinese "Sun-Dial"

The World's Largest Solar Powered Office Building

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