Brooklyn Whole Foods to Be 60% More Efficient than Code

NYSERDA Announces Whole Foods Market Flagship Store in Brooklyn Uses Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to Reduce Costs

RealEstateRama, December 16, 2013

Market built on remediated Gowanus brownfield site uses energy-efficient building design and construction, solar energy, and combined heat and power to reduce energy use, boost resiliency and promote environmental stewardship

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced the completion of Whole Foods Market Third & 3rd in Brooklyn (214 3rd Street), which will employ 425, as a model of energy efficiency and commitment to protecting the environment. The 56,000-square-foot supermarket, the company’s flagship store in Brooklyn, is located in the Gowanus neighborhood and has been constructed following a significant brownfield clean-up by Whole Foods Market. Its grand opening was today.

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