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An Interview With Empire State Building's Anthony Malkin: Bike Racks and Showers Won't Change the World

Michael P. Owens | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Michael P. Owens

The Empire State Building has become an inspiration and model for energy efficiency retrofits around the world.

At the White House, Clean Tech Gets a Push

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Signer

W.H. Climate Change Policy Director Carol Browner said, "I've been in and out of D.C. for twenty years, and there's sort of that tipping point that happens, where everyone who talks starts saying not 'if' but 'when.'"

Why Retrofitting Should be Sexy

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Signer

You've doubtless seen ads recently offering you a $1,500 "stimulus federal tax credit" for 30 percent of the cost of putting in new windows. How the s...

When Does Green Real Estate Development Finally Take Hold?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

The Urban Land Institute convenes each November for its annual fall meeting. Much of this year's meeting focused on the impact of the great recession, and, of course, green and sustainability.

Retrofitting Our Buildings

Majora Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Majora Carter

If we put real capital into how we conserve energy, rather than building new power plants, we'll see more job-creating projects that support families and prosperity, instead of ugly, toxic-waste producers.