Sarasota News Leader

12/14/2012

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BAUHAUS AND THE ENVIRONMENT New College of Florida���s recently constructed Academic Center features a number of forward-thinking techniques and strategies to reduce the building���s environmental impact, such as carbon dioxide room sensors that measure air quality, toilets that flush using rainwater collected from underground tanks and cisterns and highly-reflective roofing and paving materials that reduce heat absorption. At night, the building exterior is lit partially by energy-efficient LED lights. Photos by Arielle Scherr

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