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  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from NYC’s Buildings

    Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from NYC’s Buildings

    It is a massive effort to build the organizational capacity needed to make NYC’s buildings compliant with Local Law 97. Federal climate and infrastructure funds should be sought to subsidize the costs of this effort.

  • The How and Why of Green Building

    The How and Why of Green Building

    Buildings account for almost a third of global greenhouse gas emissions and the U.N. Environment Programme projects that if we continue with business as usual in the building sector, these emissions will double by 2030. Fortunately, green building is on the rise around the world.

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  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from NYC’s Buildings

    Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from NYC’s Buildings

    It is a massive effort to build the organizational capacity needed to make NYC’s buildings compliant with Local Law 97. Federal climate and infrastructure funds should be sought to subsidize the costs of this effort.

  • The How and Why of Green Building

    The How and Why of Green Building

    Buildings account for almost a third of global greenhouse gas emissions and the U.N. Environment Programme projects that if we continue with business as usual in the building sector, these emissions will double by 2030. Fortunately, green building is on the rise around the world.