Tag: building-code

July 29, 2011

Green Career Profile: Joseph Schaffer

Joseph Schaffer, PE, Green Environmental Associates, Metuchen, NJ What did your life look like before you started Green Environmental Associates? Prior to deciding to work for myself, I was doing site civil engineering for commercial developers, projects like big box retail and mega subdivisions.  My work has always revolved around design and engineering in land development.  This. Read more…

November 6, 2010

NYC Council Approves Five More Energy Efficiency Bills

Back in September, the City Council passed five more bills based on recommendations from the Green Codes Task Force – 12 bills from this report have now been passed.  This most recent package has been sent to the mayor for his signature. First, four of the bills improve lighting efficiency in the in a very. Read more…

June 11, 2010

Nine Bills Released by the Green Codes Task Force

On June 9, 2010 the City Council released nine bills, accomplishing a milestone towards greener building construction and retrofitting, geared towards water and lighting energy conservation and efficiency. This effort has been led by the NYC Green Codes Task Force, initiated by Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn. The taskforce is charged with changing the building. Read more…