• LL97: What You Need To Know Outreach Kit

    January 2, 2020

    Thank you for sharing information about Urban Green’s new webinar on New York City’s Local Law 97, the new building emissions law. Please use the information below to create your promotional emails and social media posts. For questions, contact Theresa Wetzler.

  • NYC's Sustainable Roof Laws

    December 10, 2019

    Local Laws 92 and 94, passed as part of NYC’s Climate Mobilization Act, provide a major boost to the city’s sustainable roof policies.

  • 2020 Board Elections

    November 6, 2019

    Cast your vote for our 2020 Board Slate online! Voting is open to Members only, through December 31. You may vote up or down on the slate. 2020 SLATE The following board members are nominated for reelection to the 2020 board: Scott Frank, Partner, Jaros, Baum & Bolles Ken Lewis, Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Eric Rudin, President and Vice Chairman, Rudin Management  

  • Demystifying Steam: Smaller Buildings

    October 14, 2019

    Demystifying Steam: Smaller Buildings provides the first-ever granular estimates of the locations and prevalence of steam heat in NYC’s 53,000 small and medium multifamily buildings.

  • Global Climate Efficiency Trading Initiative

    May 28, 2019

    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 are creating a policy menu for trading building energy efficiency or carbon within cities. WHY TRADING?

  • NYC Building Emissions Law: Frequently Asked Questions

    April 17, 2019

    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. VIEW AS PDF

  • All About Local Law 97

    April 12, 2019

     Updated November 2020To reduce carbon emissions from buildings, the City of New York enacted Local Law 97 (LL97) in 2019 as a part of the Climate Mobilization Act. This leading-edge law places carbon caps on most buildings larger than 25,000 square feet—roughly 50,000 residential and commercial properties across NYC. These caps start in 2024 and will become more stringent over time, eventually reducing emissions 80 percent by 2050.

  • 2019 Conference Media Kit

    February 14, 2019

    Thank you for agreeing to share information about Urban Green’s annual conference with your network.

  • Demystifying Steam Report

    January 18, 2019

    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.

  • Open Window Study

    December 7, 2018

    Help Collect Data for our Open Window Study