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Empire State Building Green-ified

New York's (second) tallest building is now one of its eco-friendliest, thanks to a half-billion-dollar retrofit that will save tenants an estimated $4.4 million a year on their energy bills. Apart from 6,500 better-insulated windows, the Empire State Building also installed 25,000 sensors for tenants to monitor their energy use ... More »
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Empire State Building refaced for savings

Lifestyle / Green Living : Green Tech (4 years ago)

Gotham icon completes window phase of energy retrofit by refurbishing original glass with high-tech insulates, estimated to save $400,000 in energy bills a year. Read Post

Empire State Bldg's energy savings beat forecast

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business (last year)

Five years after the Empire State Building began an ambitious $550 million retrofit designed in part to make the famous spire more energy efficient, the savings are already beating expectations. A report from Johnson Controls, one o... Read Post

Empire State Building To Get Energy Saving Windows

United States / New York : Huffington Post: New York Blog (5 years ago)

NEW YORK (Associated Press) -- A California company has been hired to retrofit New York City's Empire State building with 6,500 energy saving windows. A... Read Post


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