Tag Archives: greenhouse gas emissions

Building retrofits: Tapping the energy-saving potential

Of the hundreds of thousands of buildings in New York City, none is more iconic than the Empire State Building. Completed in 1931 as the tallest skyscraper in the world, the Art Deco edifice was meant not only to house thousands of office workers, but to serve as a dock for the coming age of […] … learn more→

Princeton continues progress on sustainability goals, enters new phase of plan

Princeton University\’s greenhouse gas emissions have remained below 2008 levels for three years, and campus water usage and landfill waste each have declined by 13 percent since 2006. These key achievements are noted in the University\’s third annual Sustainability Report, published online. According to the report, the University continued to make significant progress on sustainability […] … learn more→