Despite an LEED-Platinum certification and praise regarding its sustainability from the press, Al Gore, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his administration, the Durst Organization’s Bank of America Tower isn’t all it was cracked up to be, according to an articleThe tower in fact “produces more greenhouse gases and uses more energy per square foot than any Read More
After moving in to 210,000 square feet in the building earlier this year, law firm WilmerHale’s build-out at 7 World Trade Center has been awarded LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
A spokesperson for the firm told The Commercial Observer that the certification comes on the heels of a long process—one that involved submitting the origin of materials and other specific bits of information about the space. Read More
With the Time & Life Building getting a LEED-silver rating in March, the Avenue of the Americas now boasts the highest number of green buildings, with a total of 7 LEED certified towers along its busy thoroughfare, according to a press release sent out by The Rockefeller Group. Read More