Last week in Philadelphia, plans for the new Comcast Center to be America’s tallest “green” building hit a bump in the road towards LEED certification when the plumber’s union opposed the idea of installing 116 no-flush urinals in the building. Yesterday, the developer, Liberty Property Trust, and the union struck deal, which clears the way for the water-saving urinals. But there’s a catch. Read the story in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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