March 6, 2013
by Henry Henderson

Chicago Commercial Buildings Initiative: The Skyline That Makes Our City Beautiful Also Makes it Great

Henry Henderson, Director, Midwest Program NRDC, Chicago, Illinois

“Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.”  Frank Lloyd Wright
Unquestionably, Chicago’s skyline is among the mos… Continue reading

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September 22, 2011
by Peter Lehner

Empire State Building and Tony Malkin Recognized as Leaders in Energy Efficiency

Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City
Last week the Empire State Building received the LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The award confirms what so many of us already know: This iconic skyscraper ha… Continue reading

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September 16, 2011
by Pierre Delforge

How Big Is Your Google Footprint?

Pierre Delforge, Senior Engineer, San Francisco
The biggest energy and environmental impact of using Google and other internet services may not be where you think it is. The rapid spread of large data centers that power the internet is … Continue reading

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November 17, 2010
by Kaid Benfield

The greening of professional sports

You’re looking above at AT&T Park, where the World Series champion San Francisco Giants play.  It’s one of the greenest stadiums in the country, writes Amanda Little in Forbes:

“[The Giants’] stadium, AT&… Continue reading

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