Empire State Building Exceeds Energy Efficiency Savings

The energy efficiency program at the Empire State Building has exceeded guaranteed energy savings for the second year in a row, saving $2.3 million, according to the team that developed the energy efficiency program comprised of the Empire State Building, Johnson Controls, Jones Lang LaSalle, and the Rocky Mountain Institute. In 2009, the Empire State Building began a comprehensive retrofit at …

Energy Efficiency Projects ‘Becoming Big Business’

While they may lack the sexiness of wind farms and solar panels, run of the mill energy efficiency upgrades such as upgrading an HVAC system or improving insulation can cut carbon emissions at a relatively low cost and areincreasingly becoming big business, according to The Guardian. The opening up of efficiency projects to investors with a small amount of money – so …