Developers in Detroit have increasingly recognized the impact of their buildings on the environment. By including green features in designs, building owners not only decrease their energy costs, but also improve the local ecosystem and create healthier places for the people who use them.
Since the mid-2000s, new buildings have been designed or retrofitted with impressively energy efficient and low waste systems, utilizing features like solar lighting, geothermal heating and cooling, and green stormwater infrastructure. Others have made commitments to improvement or are important for their impact outside the building itself.
Below are the greenest buildings in Detroit. Let us know which ones we forgot in the comments section.
Note: Buildings are arranged north to south.Read More