Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Apr 9, 2013
What is a "net-zero" building? And what makes San Francisco's Exploratorium the world's largest "net-zero" museum? Design expert, Peter Rumsey explains the key green building components: Over 70,000 gallons of Bay Area water is circulated around the building every hour for heating and cooling 5,874 high-efficiency solar panels on the Exploratorium roof will offset 33,150 tons of carbon dioxide emissions over the 30-year life of the system 16 percent of the water collected from roof runoff will be reused for toilet flushing Max use of natural light using high-performance glass to reduce heat gain and heat loss Find out lots more and see photos at http://www.freshdialogues.com and join the conversation at https://www.facebook.com/FreshDialogues