Trying to Put More Green in Glass Towers

The Wall Street Journal released a story on our report, High Cholesterol Buildings

"Environmentalists embedded in the real-estate industry are throwing stones at New York's new glass towers.

They want new minimum standards for wall insulation that could force many architects to shrink the extra-large windows that account for much of the appeal of the new buildings.

Under the city's current energy code, the energy loss through glass-clad buildings can be offset through upgrades to more efficient heating, cooling or lighting systems."

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