Net Zero Home in Brooklyn, Libeskind Goes Green at One Madison, & Credit Crisis Hits 50 West Street

With apologies for our technical issues over the weekend and an interruption last week to our regular posting schedule, gbNYC selects green news items of note that were reported across the New York City area during the week of December 1, 2008, including a net zero home in Windsor Terrace, renderings for Daniel Libeskind’s first New York City building at One Madison Avenue, and construction financing difficulties at Time Equities’ LEED Gold hopeful 50 West Street, designed by Helmut Jahn.

  • Time Equities announces completion date for Helmut Jahn-designed LEED Gold hopeful 50 West Street delayed due to construction financing issues
  • Green foreclosure program BankonGreen introduced by Viridian Asset Management
  • German bank WestLB signs its lease at LEED Gold 7 World Trade Center
  • Brooklyn home on Windsor Terrace is net zero
  • Daniel Libeskind goes green with design for his first building in New York City at One Madison Avenue

Copyright 2008, Stephen Del Percio and greenbuildingsNYC .

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