Gallery: Top 6 Green Skyscrapers in New York City!

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The New York Times Building

Sensor-controlled shades reduce glare, and more than 18,000 individually-dimmable energy-efficient light fixtures supplement the daylight. Forty percent of the building's energy comes from a natural gas cogeneration plant, and multiple air flow features help the structure require less cooling. To top it off, more than 95 percent of the structural steel is recycled, and there is an indoor bike parking lot.

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  1. Peter Lupassakis August 29, 2014 at 11:36 am

    these buildings are beautiful and for them to be green as well that a plus factor indeed…

  2. Inhabiperson January 29, 2012 at 5:37 am

    No mention of the largest LEED Platinum renovation in Manhattan: JPMorgan Chase’s corporate headquarters on Park Avenue….?