World’s Most Energy Efficient Skyscraper Under Construction

World’s Most Energy Efficient Skyscraper Under Construction

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pearl-river-tower-china.jpgOne of the world’s tallest buildings under construction in China — the Pearl River Tower — is being billed as the most energy efficient superskyscraper ever built.

With wind turbines, solar panels, ­sun-shields, smart lighting, water-cooled ceilings and state-of-the-art insulation, the 310-metre tower is designed to use half the energy of most buildings of its size and set a new global benchmark for self-sufficiency among the planet’s high rises.

(Continue reading in The Guardian)

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