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Green Light for Midtown: in New York, the pedestrians’ revolution is in full swing

Green Light for Midtown: in New York, the pedestrians’ revolution is in full swing

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Upgrading the Empire State Building: a success story for energy efficiency

Upgrading the Empire State Building: a success story for energy efficiency

In 2009, the Empire State Building underwent a two-year retrofit of its 6,500 windows and upgraded its automated energy system. The glazed windows will reduce heating costs and the monitoring...

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Inner-city brownfield sites use solar energy to finance their cleanup

Inner-city brownfield sites use solar energy to finance their cleanup

At the National Brownfields Conference – an event that focuses on solutions for environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment of urban wastelands – Chicago, Philadelphia and New York...

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Keeping the Pavement Dry: Green Technology to Help NYC’s Struggling Drain System

Keeping the Pavement Dry: Green Technology to Help NYC’s Struggling Drain System

New York City is facing a serious water management crisis. The city’s downpours (45 inches, or 114cm a year ) simply enter the underground sewage system and are then dumped into the nearest body...

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Benchmark: the Greenest Cities in North America

Benchmark: the Greenest Cities in North America

The EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) has conducted a research project for Siemens (sponsor) in 2011, assessing the environmental performance of 27 major cities in the U.S.A. and Canada (among the...

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