Sustainability


Nearly 80 percent of our citywide emissions are attributed to buildings’ energy use. Many new sustainable technologies have recently come to the marketplace that help offset these emissions, increase a building’s efficiency, decrease energy dependence, and reduce costs for homeowners. Here you will find resources that review these technologies, describe the benefits they offer, and explain how they can be used within New York City.

NOTE: The effective date for the 2016 NYC Energy Conservation Code was October 3rd, 2016.

Please visit our website regularly for updated information. For additional information, on the Department of Buildings’ sustainability efforts, visit our Energy Code page.


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