Green Building Law Update Service

Center for Climate Change Law

In November 2011, New York City released its first Energy Benchmarking Report for NYC municipal buildings.  Besides giving the raw numbers, the report highlights the benchmarking results for libraries, fire stations, police stations, warehouses, medical offices, K-12 schools, courthouses and office buildings. First, a little background.  In 2009, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed the Greener, Greater […]

On December 27, 2011, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law three bills that enacted recommendations of the New York City Green Codes Task Force.  The bills are aimed at carrying out long-term municipal plans to reduce carbon emissions, improve air and water quality, and limit waste. The first bill (Intro. No. 576-A) […]

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