The Department held its first-ever live virtual construction safety conference. The build safe│live safe Digital 2020: Safety, Innovation & Sustainability Conference featured variety of key industry topics. The conference also showcased the proposals of the winners of our Carbon Neutrality and Hack the Building Code Innovation Challenges.
Hack the Building Code Innovation Challenge - DOB teamed up with Urban Tech Hub @ Company to promote the first-ever Building Code Innovation Challenge that sought ideas on for practical steps the City can take to improve the safety of buildings and workers, and to modernize the construction process. See the Hack the Building Code Innovation Challenge winning proposals.
Carbon Neutrality Innovation Challenge – DOB launched the challenge to find ideas and highlight new technologies designed to help cut carbon emissions and boost energy efficiency in NYC buildings. See the Carbon Neutrality Innovation Challenge winning proposals.