Public Safety Building is greenest of the green in the country

SALT LAKE CITY — The city’s new Public Safety Building is the first building of its kind in the country to earn a “net zero” energy rating, meaning it generates as much energy as it uses.

Open for just a few months and home to the city’s police and fire departments as well as emergency dispatchers, the 174,000-square-foot building features a roof canopy of solar panels, an off-site solar farm and takes advantage of natural lighting with abundant and strategically placed windows.

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