Friday, August 03, 2012

Olympic Games in London go for green energy efficient design

Friday, August 03, 2012
The 2012 Olympic Games in London are under way, and 500 acre Olympic Park built for the world competition is home to nine new sports facilities. With the enormous task to keep cool tens of thousands of spectators, that the lights on, and make sure that hundreds of bathrooms for the next weeks in perfect condition are London 2012 Organisation Committee and the Olympic delivery authority, to new equipment with energy-efficient, to build sustainable and recyclable construction. Here, 2012 in London the Watt is an overview of how the Olympic Games and is water that cut games to keep, clean, green and energy efficient.

The velodrome - one of the iconic and sustainable buildings ever built for an Olympic Games - contains the indoor cycling track. It was built, around 6,000 people keep and keep cool this summer with a completely natural ventilation system with outside air. That's right - no air conditioning required. In addition the velodrome natural light uses during the day to complement fluorescent lamps, save a lot of energy. Did we mention that it collects rainwater for its most important water consumption with the slanted roof? Well versed in fact. For the history of the power blog to read.

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