Green Canteen is a green restaurant renovation of an existing 3,000 sf space. Completed in the summer of 2009, it was the first LEED Silver certified restaurant in NY state.

Green Building Features:

  • Improved air quality with low and non-toxic VOC (volatile organic compounds) paints, adhesives and finishes.
  • Reuse of existing wood structures for tables and benches.
  • Low flow faucets and dual-flush toilets
  • LED light fixtures
  • Solar thermal hot water system
  • Backyard compositing system
  • High albedo concrete sidewalk to reflect solar heat and reduce urban heat island effect.

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