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Empire State Building

Empire State Building Gold Image credit: Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.

Empire State Building | One of the most notable buildings in the New York skyline

New York, New York

All 6,514 windows are modernized, quadrupling the energy performance while reusing over 96% of existing materials all onsite.

Elevators use a technology called “regenerative breaking,” which allows them to store energy when they slow to a stop. This power goes back into the building.

100% of its electricity consumption has been offset with Renewable Energy Credits since 2011.