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Can a Building Save Energy, Money and Maybe Your Job?

The Bullitt Center in Seattle is a sustainable building icon, but the impact of this sort of construction can ripple across the economy and into the bottom line.

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Can a Building Save Energy, Money and Maybe Your Job?

Hosted by Ashley Milne-Tyte

We visit the Bullitt Center and learn about the impact of building green.

The Bullitt Center in Seattle is a sustainable building icon, but the impact of this sort of construction can ripple across the economy and into the bottom line.

Can a building be great for the environment, great for the people inside, great for the bottom line and even great for the economy? In this episode, we visit Seattle's Bullitt Center, one of the greenest commercial buildings in the world. Morgan Stanley analyst Faty Dembele shares her research on the opportunities and impacts of sustainable building solutions, while University of Washington researcher Heather Burpee explains what it takes to design a building that goes far beyond a LEED certification.

Get more research on the evolution of, and outlook for, green buildings and the energy-efficient construction industry.

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