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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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