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Posts tagged ‘Zone Green’

On April 30, 2012, the New York City Council unanimously approved Zone Green, New York City’s proposed zoning amendments that remove various hurdles for developers and building owners to incorporate green elements such as solar energy systems, thicker walls for insulation and rooftop gardens into their properties.  A previous blog  post detailing these amendments is […]

Zoning laws can sometimes make it more difficult for building owners to construct new green buildings or make existing ones more energy efficient.  The New York City Department of City Planning has attempted to address this issue by introducing Zone Green, a set of zoning proposals designed to remove some of these impediments and make […]

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