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10/15/2007

The New York Public Library Initiates Energy Savings

 
Commemorating its ongoing commitment to environmental responsibility and conservation, The New York Public Library recently installed more than 5,300 energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) throughout the historic Humanities and Social Sciences Library at 42nd Street.

The switch from traditional incandescent bulbs reduces nearly 1.5 million pounds of carbon dioxide and removes more than 1.4 million kilowatt hours from the New York power grid annually.

"We are thrilled to begin a new era of energy-efficient and attractive lighting at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library," says Heike Kordish, director of the library. "It was clear that, for the benefit of the environment, it was worth converting to lights that were more energy efficient, but it is also saving hundreds of manhours per year in maintaining the lights. This project is just one of the library's green initiatives. We feel that illumination of knowledge is our key mission."

The 102-year-old institution's switch to CFLs greatly reduced its carbon footprint. The library's example demonstrates how one building can positively impact the environment by utilizing energy-efficient lighting, showing that small changes can have huge impacts.

 

Xcel Energy’s Data Center Efficiency program can help data centers and large-scale IT operations improve reliability and energy efficiency.


Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality. 

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
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Xcel Energy’s Data Center Efficiency program can help data centers and large-scale IT operations improve reliability and energy efficiency.


Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality. 

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
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