Uploaded on Apr 3, 2009
For nearly 80 years the Empire State Building has been an icon of the New York City skyline. Built in another time of economic hardships, it was designed to symbolize America's limitless potential. Today the Empire State Building is undergoing a major sustainability retrofit, thereby becoming a leading example of economic and environmental revitalization.
Produced by: Rocky Mountain Institute (rmi.org), Johnson Controls (johnsoncontrols.com) and Jones Lang LaSalle (jll.com)
Script: David Fribush
Camera: Stephen McGee
Editing: Jonah Bea-Taylor
Original Music Score: Caroline Penwarden
Narration: Joshua Pollock
Voice Recording and Mix Engineer: Kevin Adams
Carbon Nation's ESB Charrette and Amory Lovins footage used by permission from the Earth School Educational Foundation, Inc.
Special Thanks to:
The Skyscraper Museum