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by Ed Mazria, founder and CEO of Architecture 2030
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Photo by Maria Eklind – The renovated German Parliament Bundestag has achieved a 94% reduction in CO2 emissions and produces more energy than it consumes. It burns biofuel to produce electricity, where surplus heat is stored as hot water in an aquifer below ground which can be pumped to heat the building or drive absorption cooling.