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Eiffel Tower

The 125 Year Old Eiffel Tower Goes Solar

The project aims to reduce the tower’s carbon footprint ( and air conditioning bills in the summer ) with passive solar design by changing the position of glass windows as well as introducing solar collector panels to heat 50 % of the hot water it uses. They have also installed a rainwater collection system to supply the lavatories and replaced the older lighting systems with LED.

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