N.Y. City's 111 ways to green its commercial building codes
Report from NYC Green Codes Task Force, which is led by Urban Green Council, outlines energy saving measures for commercial buildings
The NYC Green Codes Task Force released a report containing 111 recommendations to improve NY City building codes, as well as codes for zoning, health, consumer affairs, and environmental protection.
According to Urban Green Council, the task force was convened by Mayor Bloomberg and Council Speaker Quinn in July, 2008. Led by Urban Green Council, the task force "was charged with recommending green changes to the laws and regulations affecting buildings in New York, bringing them to the next level. The 111 recommendations largely impact new construction and renovations."
Some measures include removing impediments to green practices, such as zoning restrictions for many of them removing current impediments to green practices, such as modernizing boiler regulations and eliminating zoning restrictions for renewable energy.
Case Study Database
Get more exposure for your case study by uploading it to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer case study database, where end-users can identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects.
These case studies provide examples of how knowledgeable solution providers have used technology, processes and people to create effective and successful implementations in real-world situations. Case studies can be completed by filling out a simple online form where you can outline the project title, abstract, and full story in 1500 words or less; upload photos, videos and a logo.
Click here to visit the Case Study Database and upload your case study.