Owners of some of Chicago’s skyscrapers are hoping to tap into new technology that — by dimming lights or lowering water temperature on a massive scale — would dramatically cut energy usage and save millions of dollars. Interesting stat: 75% of global greenhouse gas emissions occur in urban areas with buildings accounting for 70%. via chicago tribune [RK]
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