The world’s first energy-efficient building was constructed in 1972 in American Manchester. The seven-story office center used the heat of solar radiation, and the equipment was controlled by a computer. Today, an office center has been built in Tokyo, which is endowed with the world’s first «skin» cooling system — a system of pipes outside the building which prevent its excessive heating by evaporating water as needed. The general director of SVN Marina Velikoretskaya told about the path of the «green» construction in Russia during this time.

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