2008 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 10:09:43 -0800 (PST)
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: [CPEO-BIF] Golub's "green" brownfields in Schenectady (NY)
Long-vacant brownfield will become headquarters site
'Green' design planned for Golub

By Kathleen Moore
Schenectady Daily Gazette (NY)
February 21, 2008

SCHENECTADY - The new Golub headquarters on Nott Street will be built 
with such strict environmental controls that it will qualify for the 
country's gold standard in "green" design, officials said Wednesday.

The $22 million campus will include a stormwater treatment system to 
avoid sending salt and oil into the Mohawk River through the city's 
stormwater pipes. Among the other features, trees will frame the site 
and windows will be used to catch every ray of sunlight possible, 
reducing the need for artificial light. Golub is partnering with the 
state Energy Research and Development Authority to develop the 
state-of-the-art building.

But most important of all, the corporate parent of Price Chopper 
supermarkets is turning a long-vacant brownfield into a viable site, 
officials told the Schenectady Planning Commission during the project's 


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Lenny Siegel
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a project of the Pacific Studies Center
278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041
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