• How a Global Pandemic Shifted NYC’s Energy Use

    April 6, 2022

    How did the coronavirus pandemic alter NYC's energy use? Find out in our analysis of the city's 2020 benchmarking data.

  • 2022 Conference Media Kit

    March 25, 2022

    Event Details Electri-fiction to Electrification: Overcoming Barriers June 15, 2022 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Cocktail reception to follow In-person | NYU Kimmel Center for University Life

  • 20 Years of Urban Green: Building on Successes

    February 22, 2022

    Urban Green started in the late 1990s as an informal group of design and real estate professionals who cared about green building, amplifying LEED and the threat of climate change. The all-volunteer group officially incorporated in 2002 and added paid staff in 2007, allowing for greater reach and impact. 20 Years of Urban Green: Building on Successes shows some of our most impactful achievements and initiatives.

  • Local Law 154: NYC's All-Electric New Buildings Law

    December 14, 2021

    Groundbreaking legislation phases fossil fuels out of new construction starting in 2024

  • Grid Ready: Powering NYC's All-Electric Buildings

    November 29, 2021

    Urban Green Council’s new report, Grid Ready, describes the processes and technologies that deliver power to New York City, examines how heat pumps will change power demand in buildings and shows how electrification can be rolled out to carefully manage increasing demand.

  • PACE: Loans to Green NYC Buildings

    May 11, 2021

    New York City has joined municipalities in 24 states and Washington, D.C. in launching the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program.

  • 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.

  • 2022 Board Elections

    November 3, 2020

    Cast your vote for our 2022 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.