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Smoke signals from New York City

On June 8, 2023, building practitioners gathered at NYU for our 2023 conference, NYC Next: Trends for a Changing City.

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Decoding New York State’s all-electric new buildings law

New York will become the first state in the country to require new buildings to be all-electric. Here's what to know.

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The next step in benchmarking

A proposed bill would expand benchmarking and energy disclosure requirements to buildings larger than 10,000 SF.

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Exploring equitable electrification

A look at where Grid Ready meets NYC's Environmental Justice Areas.

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How a global pandemic shifted NYC’s energy use

NYC site energy use and carbon emissions both decreased in 2020.

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LL97 RECs: Balancing flexibility and decarbonization

Renewable energy credits have the potential to be a major LL97 compliance path for 2030.

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Five things to know about the 2022 LL97 proposed rules

The DOB has released the Proposed Rules for Local Law 97. Here's what you need to know.

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Damned if we don’t: A push to decarbonize buildings

At our 2022 conference, we addressed the barriers to electrification and how we plan to break them.

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NYC gets greener! What we learned from Tier 4 winners

Urban Green hosted developers of two projects with one goal: to inject NYC with clean electricity.

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Low-carbon buildings of excellence coming to a neighborhood near you

NYSERDA’s $40 million Buildings of Excellence competition is catalyzing the design and construction in New York State.

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No longer negotiable: Climate, equity and health together

How do we build a future that is sustainable, equitable, and healthy?

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Recovery through retrofits

New York State lost thousands of clean energy jobs in the spring of 2020, but the new clean economy offers hope.

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Picking up the PACE: NYC LL96 final rules expected soon

Low-cost financing can help unlock the $20 billion retrofit market opportunity spurred by Local Law 97.

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Building a better tomorrow: Adapting operations to COVID-19

As we adapt to the evolving regulations of COVID-19, we must continue to prioritize health, safety, and wellbeing.

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How doable are renewables in NYC?

Can a city of over eight million really switch to renewable power?

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