13 May '12, 9am

How Your Building Could Be Like the Empire State Building

How Your Building Could Be Like the Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is emerging as a national showpiece for the power of energy efficiency retrofits to squeeze significant savings from old buildings. Though some of the improvements are unique to skyscrapers – like a regenerative braking system that scavenges waste energy from the Empire State’s 65 elevators – others can be applied to millions of smaller buildings across the country.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/05/building-could-be-min...

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