More than 6,500 windows, 3 million light bulbs and 67 elevators were replaced or renovated to improve the Empire State Building’s insulation and cut its energy consumption. File photo: AFP

Is Trump Tower among New York’s most energy-greedy skyscrapers?

  • Law passed by New York City Council requires buildings of more than 25,000 sq ft to reduce emissions by 40 per cent by 2030 from their 2005 levels
  • But some older buildings, like the Empire State Building, have already begun to address the problem
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More than 6,500 windows, 3 million light bulbs and 67 elevators were replaced or renovated to improve the Empire State Building’s insulation and cut its energy consumption. File photo: AFP
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