…For new buildings, though, energy efficiency is becoming an important factor. The 99-storey Pertamina Energy Tower being built in Jakarta, for example, will be so thrifty that wind, solar and geothermal energy can meet all its power needs. “Energy-plus” buildings can even harvest energy from their environment and inhabitants and export it. Like cars, new buildings are typically much more efficient than the ones they replace.
SOM in the Press
Invisible Fuel: The Biggest Innovation in Energy Is to Go Without
Source: The Economist