empire state building

Every year, I spend countless hours putting those plastic sheets over my windows for insulation. The bigger the window, the bigger the pane in the glass, the more time I spend and the more energy I lose to the winter. We often neglect insulation... Read More
In this animated Energy 101 video, energyNOW! correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan looks at how one of New York City's most famous structures, the Empire State Building, is becoming one of its greenest.
Planet Forward
Kevin Surace, CEO of Serious Materials, led the effort to retrofit all 6,514 windows of the Empire State Building. Over the next year Kevin hopes to perfect a business model that will improve the return on investment for implementing green building... Read More
Planet Forward and PBS explore how the Empire State Building is greening its giant footprint.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Serious Materials CEO Kevin Surace says, “Green is so 2008.” After interviewing him, along with an energy expert, a green tech consultant, and a BBC producer, I’m beginning to think that’s right. Green for green’s sake may be history.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The Empire State Building retrofitted all 6,514 windows completing the first phase of its sustainability initiative, which will reduce the buildings consumption of energy by 38%! Talk to Kevin Surace, CEO of Serious Materials, and find out how his... Read More