Tag: landmarks

March 9, 2010

Green retrofit award for NYC landmark

Last month, the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council acknowledged the Empire State Building as an example of an outstanding retrofit project. Clinton Climate Initiative, Johnson Controls Inc., Jones Lang LaSalle, and Rocky Mountain Institute, all partners in the project, were given the Beyond Green High Performance Building Award, a prize reserved for projects that demonstrate leading practice in whole-building approaches to design and construction. Dattner Architects were winners of the same award in 2007 for their work on the Bronx Library Center. (more…)