British window innovator wins EU green award

A British window manufacturer has won an award from the European Commission for outstanding sustainable practices. CMS Window Systems, a producer of energy-efficient windows, won the ‘European Business Award for the Environment’ after the Commission recognised its contributions to the circular economy – a sustainable model where resources are respected, fully utilised and recycled. The […]

Empire State Building to save “millions” on energy

The Empire State Building is ahead of its target to save more than two million dollars (£1.4 million) with its new energy efficiency measures. The owners of New York’s famous skyscraper carried out a retrofit project last year which is slated to cut the office building’s energy use by 38%. Anthony Malkin of the Empire […]

Empire State Building goes green

The most distinctive building of New York’s skyline, the Empire State Building, is going green after a $20million revamp, according to reports. It is estimated the “eco-friendly makeover” will reduce energy costs by $4.4 million (£2.7m) a year. The refurb included refurbishing all 6,514 windows of the iconic skyscraper, saving an estimated $410,000. As well […]