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Thursday, February 17, 2011

WWF Building in Moscow Will Use Recycled Glass Insulation

The World Wildlife Fund is planning to turn its central Moscow headquarters into a showcase for "green construction" and they are going to use recycled glass insulation.

WWF Unveils Eco Office Plans

16 February 2011

By Roland Oliphant

The 2.5 million euro ($3.4 million) renovation will see the three-story 19th-century house in Moscow's Taganka district encased in a glass and wood facade, fitted with solar panels and stuffed with insulation made of recycled glass to make it what companies are calling the capital's first "eco house."

"We're hoping to get experimental status for this project and, based on that, see what regulations need to be changed to make sure this experiment becomes normal practice," said WWF Russia director Igor Chestin at a kickoff ceremony at the French Embassy.

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