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New York's second tier office buildings going green

Analysts say that energy savings can be significant though landlords may have difficulty recouping amount spent on green features
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 05:50
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For its environmentally-friendly installations and efforts, the 28 West 44th Street building has received a rare gold-level rating from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design programme, which is run by the US Green Building Council.

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CLASS B office buildings are known for being old, no-frills and off the beaten path. What they are usually not associated with is energy efficiency.

That may be changing. In the last few years, a handful of those buildings in New York, in Hudson Square, the garment