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Targeting the Most Dangerous Illegal Conversions

The Department of Buildings is proud to take part in a multi-agency task force to protect New Yorkers by targeting the most dangerous illegally converted residences. The City is now using risk-analysis to identify properties that pose the greatest threat to people's safety.

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Making NYC ° Cooler

NYC °CoolRoofs launched its second season! Commissioner LiMandri and NYC Service Chief Service Officer Diahann Billings-Burford kicked-off this season of NYC °CoolRoofs at Harlen Housing, a low-income housing center in Harlem. NYC °CoolRoofs is reducing carbon emissions, cutting energy use and lowering temperatures by helping building owners apply a white, reflective coating to their rooftops.
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Rules, Bulletins + Codes




Service Updates

Get It Done. Together.
Pilot Program Extended Through June 30

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Online Inspection Requests: Queens Pilot Program Underway

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LAA Filings When Changing to Cleaner Oil

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Energy Code Form + Process Changes

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General Liability Insurance Requirements - UPDATED

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New Fees for Hazardous Violation Re-inspections

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ASB4s No Longer Required
With Applicable PW1s
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Events + Opportunities

NYC Solar Summit
June 16

Commissioner LiMandri will speak at the fifth annual Solar Summit. This daylong CUNY event will focus on the NYC Solar Empowerment Zones, the NYC Solar Map, financing solar projects, and more.


Serve on the Department's
Buildings Sustainability Board
Application Deadline: June 30

Commissioner Robert LiMandri and Acting First Deputy Commissioner Thomas Fariello, RA, invite technical experts in sustainability to apply to serve on the Commissioner’s Buildings Sustainability Board during the upcoming term.

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Did You Know....?

Department of Buildings employees just won the multi-agency Lights Off competition to cut electric use -- and save taxpayer dollars.

Congratulations to the Department's Energy Liaison Officer, Cara Auger, for leading the Department's effort!

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June 14, 2011