• New York City's 2020 Energy and Water Use Report

    December 10, 2020

    New York City's 2020 Energy and Water Use Report by Urban Green presents a trend analysis of 10 years of benchmarked energy and emissions and assesses the progress NYC's benchmarked building stock has made towards citywide decarbonization goals and mandates.

  • 2021 Board Elections

    November 3, 2020

    Cast your vote for our 2021 Board Slate online!

  • Cost of Green in NYC

    August 20, 2020

    In 2009, Urban Green Council released Cost of Green in NYC, a data-based study conducted in conjunction with Davis Langdon and with support from NYSERDA and Ur

  • Greening the NYC Grid

    July 2, 2020

    Cleaning the grid will require dramatic changes to electricity generation, transmission and distribution to NYC buildings, all while maintaining grid reliability. Urban Green is working to bring this challenge front and center and has a range of go-to resources to help you understand our changing grid.

  • Trading: A New Climate Solution for Buildings

    June 22, 2020

    Carbon trading isn’t a new idea, but as a city-level policy tool to reduce emissions in buildings, it’s a revolutionary concept. With cities seeking to reduce building emissions, practical and innovative policies are needed to unlock cost-effective carbon savings.

  • State of the New York City Grid

    June 4, 2020

    New York State’s nation-leading climate targets require an unprecedented greening of the state’s electric grid over the next two decades. The grid is now more important than ever to buildings in NYC: the emissions caps in Local Law 97 will soon make building owners accountable for carbon emissions from electricity use.

  • Going Electric Report

    April 14, 2020

    Urban Green Council's new report, Going Electric, identifies nine crucial steps to jumpstart electrification in the city’s large multifamily buildings.

  • 2020 Conference Media Kit

    February 14, 2020

    Thank you for sharing information about Urban Green’s annual conference with your network.

  • Crushing the NYC Energy Code

    January 13, 2020

    Register for a class HERE. Our Energy Code trainings are now delivered in an online format. Please check course pages for more details.

  • Crushing the NYS Energy Code

    January 13, 2020

    Training on the 2020 New York State Energy Code to help design and building professionals stay on top of changes and opportunities.