INHABITAT.com: “Green Square Parking Deck is a Solar-Powered Garage to Leave Your Car in Raleigh”

8/22/12

By Bridgett Meinhold

Parking garages are a necessary evil, but you can make the best of them by topping them with solar panels to generate electricity to feed back into the grid. The Green Square Parking Deck in Raleigh, North Carolina is part of a larger sustainable urban renewal project that includes the construction of the Nature Research Center and new offices for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Designed by local firm Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee, the parking garage provides parking for visitors and employees in the area. The parking garage features a number of eco-friendly features to compliment the LEED-designed Green Square Complexin downtown Raleigh. READ MORE…

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One Response to INHABITAT.com: “Green Square Parking Deck is a Solar-Powered Garage to Leave Your Car in Raleigh”

  1. bill says:

    The use of solar panel to generate power for a parking facility is a wonderful idea and works extremely well.

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