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Annual reports

We’re incredibly proud of the impact we’ve made in realizing cleaner, healthier, low-carbon buildings for all New Yorkers.

April 17, 2024


Grid Ready: Powering NYC’s All-Electric Buildings

Grid Ready looks at how power is delivered to NYC and how heat pumps will change electricity demand.

December 7, 2021


New York City’s Energy and Water Use 2020 Report

Now armed with a decade of data, how are NYC's buildings doing in cutting emissions?

December 14, 2020


Trading: A New Climate Solution for Buildings

A trading program for NYC's buildings could lead to cost-effective carbon savings.

June 23, 2020


Going Electric

Electrification will be a multi-decade process. Going Electric identifies nine next steps to jumpstart electrification in multifamily buildings.

April 22, 2020


Demystifying Steam

This 2019 report takes a close look at how steam heat systems can be improved to save money and energy.

February 12, 2019


Blueprint for Efficiency

This report lays the framework for how to cut carbon in NYC's large buildings and paved the way for Local Law 97.

August 15, 2018


The Next Frontier for Energy-Efficient Products

Our 2018 report looks at the technologies the New York construction market can use today.

April 19, 2018


Zone Greener: Updating NYC’s Zoning Resolution

Our 2018 report provides 35 recommendations for improving NYC's Green Zoning regulations.

March 21, 2018


New York City’s Energy and Water Use 2014 and 2015 Report

We used the 2014 and 2015 New York City building benchmarking data to explore energy use in NYC buildings.

October 16, 2017


Green Building Roadmap (2017)

The 2017 Roadmap presents green building recommendations for NYC's Mayoral candidates.

August 1, 2017


New York City’s Energy and Water Use 2013 Report

NYC's 2013 benchmarking data reveal the systems, fuel types and materials used in thousands of NYC buildings.

August 24, 2016


Worldwide Lessons

Our 2016 report explores lessons from five global peer cities.

March 9, 2016


Spending Through the Roof

$11 million is lost every year through roof leaks. What can building owners do?

March 18, 2015


High Cholesterol Buildings

How can healthier choices in construction lead to healthier cities?

July 12, 2014