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When A Greenpeace Office Isn't Very Green At All

Thanks to their thick walls, Zurich's historic buildings are in some cases more energy efficient than their more modern counterparts. That's certainly the case if you compare them to 1960s-era constructions like the building that houses

The Zurich offices of Greenpeace (Google Maps)
The Zurich offices of Greenpeace (Google Maps)

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ZURICHOur newspaper had five Zurich buildings photographed and analyzed by German thermographics expert Bernd Schönbach. Three of these were municipal buildings, one new and two historic. The fourth was the office building occupied by Greenpeace. The fifth is the 36-story, 126-meter Prime Tower, Switzerland's tallest building.

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