The Global Climate Efficiency Trading Initiative is a collaboration between New York City’s leading building and energy stakeholders, the trading community, and global peer cities. Together, New York, Hong Kong, London, Singapore and Toronto will create a policy menu for building climate efficiency trading.
Trying to make sense of NYC’s new building emissions law, Local Law 97 of 2019? Urban Green developed these FAQs to add clarity to key provisions, and will update them as provisions are modified or added.
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On May 18, the City of New York enacted Local Law 97 of 2019—the most ambitious climate legislation for buildings enacted by any city in the world. The new law places buildings on path to meet the city’s goal to reduce overall carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050. Buildings represent nearly 70 percent of those emissions.
Demystifying Steam takes a close look at steam heat systems and how they can be improved to save money and energy, including cost-effective solutions that can reduce heating and hot water expenses by up to 20 percent. It also explores the future role of steam in NYC buildings.