17 Sep '11, 12am

Tallest Building in New York Now LEED Certified

Tallest Building in New York Now LEED Certified

RELATED ARTICLES Empire State Building Undergoing $20M Green Renovation April 6, 2009 09:45 AM Johnson Controls HQ Earns LEED Platinum September 20, 2010 09:42 AM New York launches green building program September 3, 2009 09:01 AM LEED Us Not into Health Problems June 10, 2010 10:25 AM The tallest building in New York currently standing is the Empire State Building. It is a beautiful symbol of the greatness of New York, rising 1,250 feet (381 meters) with an antenna spire rising to 1,454 feet (443.2 meters) above bustling midtown Manhattan. It was named one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers, amidst the ranks of the Panama Canal, the Channel Tunnel, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Now it can add another notch in its belt, as it has just been awarded LEED Gold certification by the US Green Building Council. ADVERTISEMENT E...

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