The Department seeks to promote the use of renewable energy and encourage the use of technologies that leave a mimimal footprint on the environment.
The Buildings Sustainability Board (BSB) reviews and evaluates new "green" technologies not addressed in the New York City Construction Code and makes technical recommendations for their application within New York City.
Submitting Green Technology Proposals
Applicants seeking review of their technologies must submit their proposals to the Office of Technical Certification and Research.
Protocol for Submitting Proposals to the Buildings Sustainability Board
New Membership Term for BSB
The Department is now accepting applications for the new BSB membership term. View the following for additional information and application instructions.
The board is composed of experts with a background in engineering, architecture, green development, or green design and technology.
|Edward Clerico, P.E., LEED AP||Alliance Environmental LLC|
|Scott Frank, P.E,||Jaros Baum & Bolles|
|Margarett Jolly, P.E.||DG Ombudsman, Consolidated Edison|
|Steven A. Caputo, Jr.||Mayor's Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability|
|Richard Leigh, P.E., LEED AP||Urban Green Council|
|Francis Lorenz, P.E.||AKF Group|
|Daniel Nall, P.E., FAIA||WSP Flack & Kurtz|
|Anthony Pereira||altPOWER Inc.|
|Adrian Tuluca, R.A., LEED AP||Viridian Energy & Environmental LLC|
|Donald J. Winston, P.E||The Durst Organization Inc.|
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|NYC Buildings Department |
|Alan Price, P.E.||Director, Office of Technical Certification and Research|
|Deborah Taylor, R.A., LEED AP||Chief Sustainability Officer|
|Helen Gitelson||Executive Director, Code and Sustainability Affairs|
|John Lee, R.A.||Senior Architect, Technical Affairs|