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Your article on the Chicago Center for Green Technology ["How Green Can You Get?" May 3] failed to credit the entire design team. The center is an example of high-performance building design which requires great cross-disciplinary efforts to achieve its exceptionally high standards of energy efficiency and environmental responsibility. All project team members deserve accolades for their teamwork and dedication throughout the project.

Sieben Energy Associates, lighting design

Prisco Serena Sturm Architects,energy modeling

OWP&P Architects, indoor air quality

Michael Roy Iverson, specifications for demolition and construction

Waste Management

IBC Engineering, mechanical and plumbing

Spectrum Engineering, electrical

Site Design Group, landscape architecture

Terra Engineering, civil engineering

TGRWA, structural engineering

Spire Solar Chicago, PV solar-panel array

DOE's Greencorps and WRD Environmental, plant selection and installation

Bob Porter, plant selection and ecology

City of Chicago Department of the Environment, client

Public Building Commission, acting owner/developer

Cotter Consulting, construction management

Douglas Farr,

AIA President and founding principal

Farr Associates Architecture and Urban Design

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