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Building Puts Philippines on Green World Map

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Source: Business Inquirer

A 33-story Makati office tower that uses the same sustainable technology being used in the Freedom Tower in New York puts the Philippines in the green world map.

The Zuellig Building, sheathed in 28,000 square meters of floor-to-ceiling low-emissivity glass, joins the ranks of the world’s most state-of-the-art, environment-friendly buildings like the Bank of America Tower-New York City, Asia Square in Singapore, and Taipei 101.

All in all, there are only about a hundred LEED® Platinum-certified high-rise office buildings worldwide. The Zuellig Building now joins this elite group.

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