Featured: One World Financial Center


200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281

Quick Facts

  • LEED Gold Certification
  • ENERGY STAR score of 86
  • Recognized as a BOMA 360 Performance Building


One World Financial Center’s management team focused on improving energy efficiency through a series of streamlined operational changes and innovative energy reduction strategies. From updating the lighting system to installing a heat system supplied by high-pressure utility steam, One World Financial Center designs seek to exceed New York City Building Code requirements.

What Makes this Property Great

  • Continues to take part in interior air quality audits
  • Updated lighting with energy-efficient light bulbs and occupancy sensors
  • Upgraded HVAC systems- uses river water to provide direct cooling sources

Building Info

Project Type: Retrofit
Building Type: Commercial
Year Built: 1986
Property Square Footage: 148,5610 sq.ft.


“As the anchor tenant of One World Financial Center, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is appreciative of Brookfield’s drive to become more energy efficient. Brookfield’s use of innovative energy tracking tools allows its property management staff to limit consumption, leading to reduced energy costs for our firm and other building tenants. We’re proud to say our headquarters reside in New York City’s largest LEED Gold office tower; a fact we routinely share with our clients and employees.”

Building Owner & Manager

Brookfield Properties World Financial Center

Case Study Information Provided By: ENERGY STAR