The Empire State Building has been a lot…

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The Empire State Building has been a lot of colors throughout the years, but it may become permanently green. NY1 reports that “Officials today unveiled a groundbreaking project to significantly reduce the building’s energy consumption.” This would include replacing 6,500 windows with new ones that would reduce the heat in the summer and reduce heat loss in the winter, and a new system would allow tenants to control their own temperatures. The project will cost about $20 million, but it will “cut energy use by 38 percent, which will save $4.4 million a year in energy costs”—Bloomberg hopes that other buildings will follow suit. The NY Times notes that the job will be underway come this summer.

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