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Walgreens Includes CalStar on Nation's First Net-Zero Retail Store.


Evanston, IL
Type: Retail
Architect: Camburas & Theodore
Date: Winter 2013
Unit(s): Bricks, Cast Stone Bands
Project Notes: In March 2013, Walgreens set an ambitious goal: build the country’s first net-zero retail store. Eight months later, the store opened to the public with much fanfare.

Environmental Savings

Energy Saved: About 394 million BTU saved, the equivalent to powering three large homes for a year
CO2 Avoided: Avoided more than 26 tons of CO2, equal to removing nearly 5 cars from the road for a year
Landfill Avoided:
CalStar Habitat for Humanity Eco Village

Habitat for Humanity Eco Village

River Falls, WI
Type: Residential Community
Architect: St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity
Date: Anticipated Completion 2014
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Project Notes:

Environmental Savings

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Lockport Express Medical

16427 W. 159th St.
Lockport, IL
Type: Medical
Architect: Centerline Construction Services
Date: Winter 2012
Unit(s): CalStar dark red utility
Project Notes:

Environmental Savings

Energy Saved: 260 million BTU = energy to power 2 homes for a year
CO2 Avoided: 21 tons = removing 3.7 cars from the road for a year
Landfill Avoided:
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Chamberlin Hall

900 North Loop
Granville, OH
Type: University
Architect: Lupton Rausch A + ID
Date: Fall 2012
Unit(s): light red/autumn custom blend modular
Project Notes:

Environmental Savings

Energy Saved: 441 million BTU = energy to power 3.5 houses for a year
CO2 Avoided: 30 tons = taking 5.3 cars off the road for a year
Landfill Avoided:
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Harry and Wanda Zekelman Campus

15151 10 Mile Rd.
Oak Park, MI
Type: K-12
Architect: Neumann/Smith
Date: August 2012
Unit(s): CalStar dark gray and tangerine utility
Project Notes:

Environmental Savings

Energy Saved: 538 million BTU = powering 4.3 homes for a year
CO2 Avoided: 43 tons = removing 7.6 cars from the road for a year
Landfill Avoided:
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Arnie's Restaurant

815 Leonard St.
Grand Rapids, MI
Type: Retail
Architect: Innovative Design
Date: May 2012
Unit(s): CalStar autumn Thru-Wall
Project Notes:

Environmental Savings

Energy Saved: 13 million BTU = energy in 104 gallons of gas
CO2 Avoided: 6 tons = removing a car from the road for a year
Landfill Avoided:
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Mary Queen Catholic Church Plaza

Friendswood, TX
Type: Religious
Architect:
Date: Spring 2012
Unit(s): CalStar Holland, dark red, dark gray, tan
Project Notes:

Environmental Savings

Energy Saved: 14.7 million BTU
CO2 Avoided: 11.2 tons
Landfill Avoided:
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Bradley Properties Apartments

610-626 Tremont St
Boston, MA
Type: Multi-family
Architect:
Date: Spring 2012
Unit(s): CalStar Permeable Paver, harvest
Project Notes:

Environmental Savings

Energy Saved: 6 million BTU
CO2 Avoided: 4.6 tons
Landfill Avoided: