Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Nuns and Green Building - a great story from Joseph Huff-Hannon at NYT


Dear readers,


an unusual story - not really related to our main topic eco-travel - but a great example of renovation of a building for a greener environement - and that's not a hotel, that's a convent !


The renovation includes grass- roof tops, use of recycled concrete and glass, efficient bulbs etc. and you know what .... they even grow their (organic) vegies on the roof top !


All this in New York City,


So if a convent can do it, why not hotels ?


Full story at NYT by Joseph Huff-Hannon : http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/01/nyregion/thecity/01nuns.html



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