Deutsche Bank Towers Renovated to Use 89% Less CO2

The German magazine Detail provides a very detailed—naturally—summary of this LEED Platinum retrofit.

The 155-meter tall towers were completed in 1985 and renovated this year to the USGBC’s highest rating, while also achieving certification by the German DGNB.

Recycling: 98% of the construction debris was recycled.

Heating and Cooling: 67% reduction in energy for heating and cooling.

Electicity: 55% less electricity required.

Water: 74% less water.

Carbon Dioxide: 89% less CO2 per year (equivalent to removing 6000 cars from the road).