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Eco-friendly activists, environmentalists and eco-conscious celebrities are abuzz as the Brooklyn waterfront community of Vinegar Hill recently celebrated the completion of its first green condominium development at 100 Gold Street.

Developed by The REDD Group, and architect Anthony Morena, who’sknown as “The Green Crusader,” the 5-story, 10-unit building offers several green amenities along with the 9-foot windows providing ample natural daylight and Manhattan views.

Among these amenities are gas-fired, wall-hung boilers in each unit that will save up to 40 percent on heating costs, recycled glass tile used for backsplashes in each kitchen, zero-VOC paint, recycled-content roof pavers, hand-blown light fixtures, and on-site bicycle storage area, dual flush toilets and compact fluorescent lights.

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