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October 3, 2013

Countdown to BuildingEnergy NYC

For 2013, a bigger, more diverse conference Discover how your buildings can be energy efficient, resilient and profitable at BuildingEnergy NYC (BE NYC) on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. With 24 fully-accredited sessions (AIA, BPI & USGBC) and five pre-conference workshops on October 15th, you’ll be able to cover timely topics like next steps in renewables, addressing air leakage. Read more…

November 15, 2010

NY State Releases Climate Action Plan, Public Comment Period Open

Early this month, outgoing Governor Paterson released the New York State Climate Action Plan.   This plan moves forward on the 2009 Executive Order requiring the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% (compared to 1990 levels) by 2050 and established a Climate Action Council to determine how to meet the goal.   The Council will. Read more…

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February 14, 2010

Starting now! New York’s Great Appliance Swap Out

Governor Paterson has announced the New York Great Appliance Swap Out – a program that provides $16.8 million for New Yorkers to turn in their less efficient appliances for rebates on energy efficient appliances NOW through Sunday, February 21.  The program uses federal funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

October 29, 2009

Governor Paterson Signs Green Jobs/Green New York Bill

On Tuesday last week, Governor Paterson signed the Green Jobs/ Green New York Bill into law.  We touched on the bill in an earlier post. The bill will invest millions in weatherization and towards the improved energy efficiency of commercial and residential buildings, and to train New Yorkers to work in this field.  A new. Read more…

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September 19, 2009

Green Jobs/ Green NY passes New York State Senate

On Thursday, September 10th, the New York State Senate passed the Green Jobs/ Green NY Bill (A. 8901 / S. 5888)  by a vote of 52-8.  The Assembly passed the bill unanimously back in June. This is the sort of effort that makes everyone happy – from Upstate Republican Senators to the Working Families Party,. Read more…

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October 14, 2008

Adam’s 2008 Green Policy Round-up: NY State

Today I’m looking at this past year’s notable green home related bills from the state legislature – all of which are financial incentive programs that New Yorkers should be aware of.  The legislature reconvenes in ’09, and the possibility of a November transfer of power in the State Senate to Democratic control should be noted. Read more…

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