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WSJ: Old Wine, New Bottles
Published September 21, 2009
The Empire State Building is one of the most prominent projects by commercial-building owners who are putting their capital toward green retrofits.

CNN: NYC Landmark Goes Green
Published May 17, 2009
A short video piece showcasing the legacy of the Empire State Building and the sustainability retrofit program.

Financial Times: Efforts Increase to Improve Sustainability
Published April 24, 2009
The Empire State Building is receiving a radical “green makeover” that will cut its energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 40 per cent, and make it a pioneer in the use of new environmentally sound practices.

The New York Times: Empire State Bldg. Plans a Growth Spurt, Environmentally
Published April 6, 2009
Once the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building is striving for another milestone: it is going green.

MSNBC: Empire State Building Getting Green Facelift
Published April 7, 2009
The Empire State Building has loomed more than a quarter-mile high over the city for decades, and now it will stand for something new as it gets a green makeover intended to serve as an example to the world.

Newsweek: Empire State Building Going Green
Published April 6, 2009
The Empire State Building retrofit program aims to cut 38 percent of the buildings energy use.

Forbes: Empire State Building Going Green
Published April 6, 2009
The recently announced Empire State Building project will reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 105,000 metric tons during the next 15 years - equal to the annual emissions of 17,500 cars.