On Earth Day, April 22, Seattle’s cutting edge Bullitt Center will open. The zero-waste, zero-net carbon, zero-water footprint commercial and office building is set to become the greenest commercial building in the world. This five minute video provides a great overview of what went into the planning and construction of the Pacific Northwest’s newest wonder.

A longer version of this story by me is on Triple Pundit.

Photo courtesy John Stamets and BullittCenter.org 

 

Living Proof from Brad Kahn on Vimeo.

 

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Leon Kaye

Leon Kaye is the founder and editor of GreenGoPost.com. Based in California, he specializes in social media consulting and strategic communications. A journalist and writer since 2009 his work has appeared on Triple Pundit , The Guardian's Sustainable Business site and has appeared on Inhabitat and Earth911. His focus is making the business case for sustainability and corporate social responsibility. He's pictured here in Qatar, one of the Middle East countries in which he takes a keen interest because of its transformation into a post-oil economy. Other areas of interest include sustainable development in The Balkans, Brazil and Korea. He was a new media journalism fellow at the International Reporting Project, for which he covered child survival in India during February 2013. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com. You can also reach out via Twitter (@LeonKaye) and Instagram (GreenGoPost). During 2013 and 2014, he lived and worked in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as an associate director with a leading public relations firm within Masdar, the emirate's renewable energy company. He lives in Fresno, California.