November 6, 2010
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 straight-forward, rational way. These policy changes simply allow building managers and developers to utilize more energy efficient lighting strategies (or to just let the lights go off) as existing law did not permit it.
August 6, 2010
August’s forum will discuss working with contractors in both residential and commercial projects. Along with teams of architects, designers, and specifiers, the future of green construction is in the contractors’ hands. Please join GreenHomeNYC on August 18th to hear how these innovative people are greening our skyline, one building at a time.
July 26, 2010
Curious about what’s in Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, commonly know as “Cash for Caulkers”? Construction Software Advice
has a excellent and thorough run down
of everything in the proposed legislation, including details of each of the thirteen retrofit types eligible for funding.