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PNC Tops Off Its New Global Headquarters
Officials, labor dignitaries, construction workers, PNC's employees and project partners gathered to sign the final steel beam before it was placed atop the building structure. The 33-story, 800,000-square foot tower is located on the Southeast corner of
"The tower's construction is a reflection of PNC's commitment to
By utilizing ground-breaking technology, including a double-skin facade and a solar chimney, the tower is anticipated to ventilate naturally at least 42 percent of the year and consume 50 percent less energy than a typical office building. The building's floor-to-ceiling windows and narrow floor plates will allow daylight to illuminate 90 percent of all open workspaces, and a water recycling system is expected to decrease the tower's annual water consumption by 77 percent. PNC believes that the building will exceed Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification and set the new standard for green building.
As part of its commitment to support the local community, PNC expects 2,500 people to be hired during construction of The Tower at
In 2000, the 650,000-square-foot PNC Firstside Center opened as the first U.S. LEED-certified financial services building and the largest LEED-certified building in the country. Since then, PNC has certified 225 projects to LEED standards, including more newly-constructed LEED-certified buildings than any other company. The Tower at
The project team includes
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