Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement whose mission is to unite people and cities to protect the planet. Earth Hour is an open source movement organized by WWF and volunteer organizations worldwide which has grown to engage more than 172 countries. Earth Hour is about turning off all lights on 25 March at 8:30pm every year in each time zone. Earth Angel, the leading sustainability consultancy servicing film and television production in the US was the organizer of this NYC Earth Hour event. The venue for the event was the Starrett- Lehigh Building, an efficiency leader for NYC buildings, committed to reducing its carbon footprint and establishing more sustainability throughout the surrounding West Chelsea neighborhood of NYC and helping to foster energy efficiency across other NYC large buildings.