Welcome to DEM

DCAS Energy Management (DEM) manages the energy accounts and energy efficiency initiatives for the City of New York. DEM is responsible for achieving the City's ambitious PlaNYC goal of reducing municipal greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 30% by 2017.
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Saving Energy in NYC - It's All About Us
Curious about how you can save energy at work and contribute towards New York City’s sustainability goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2017? Watch this short video featuring actor Matthew Modine and real New York City employees sharing on-the-job energy saving tips. From shutting off lights and computer monitors to unplugging electronics and using blinds to block the sun on hot days, small actions that individual employees take can add up to big results!

For Agency resources such as energy forms, schedules and other important documents, please click here.

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Spring Energy Update
Read the Spring Energy Update for important information on controlling energy use during the fall/winter heating season, the new City Hall Dashboard Report, 2012 Benchmarking Report, resolving billing errors and upcoming Energy Reports training.  


2014 Cooling Season Guidelines
As the temperatures begin to cool, please review and distribute throughout your agency the 2014 Cooling Season Guidelines for temperature guidelines for municipal buildings.