Gallery: New York Stock Exchange Goes Green With Installation of Super-...

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Joining a growing list of New York City landmarks getting green facelifts, the New York City Stock Exchange has been outfitted with new, super-insulating glass that will increase its thermal performance by 60 percent. Supplier Serious Energy, Inc. fitted the 104-year-old landmark’s facade and windows with the company’s SeriousGlass, which will maximize natural daylighting while reducing solar heat gain by 40 percent.

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  1. utensilhensel October 5, 2011 at 11:30 am

    if only the practices of wall street investors put the environment before profits, maybe this would matter.

  2. lazyreader October 5, 2011 at 11:07 am

    I always assumed the giant flag on the building served to shade the building. Why not remove it, they already flags on the poles, you don’t need a huge banner to remind yourself what country your in.