How do you ensure maximum savings, prized return on investment and increased energy efﬁciency in the modern world? Johnson Controls Empire State Building Efﬁciency is at the forefront of showing you how, with a model for sustainable climate action in the global center that is New York City. Their work on the Empire State Building has already saved millions of dollars – and thatʼs just in the ﬁrst year!
Demonstrating the ability to meet the demand of the worldʼs most bustling ofﬁce building, while prioritizing a major reduction in energy usage is not just an act of conscience, but as we have seen in the ﬁrst year, also one of economic appeal. With savings of $2.4 million in the ﬁrst year, and another expected $4.4 million of savings in the year to come, the dual obligations to keep business moving forward and acting with environmental responsibility are no longer at odds. The new Empire State Building is expected to reduce energy use by 38 percent, cutting carbon emissions by 105,000 metric tons over the next 15 years.
Bringing in new tenants of global importance – from LinkedIn to the FDIC – Johnson Controls and the Empire State Building are building a model of responsibility and ﬁnancial success.