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Buildings Sustainability Board (BSB)

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.
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Board Members
The board is composed of experts with a background in engineering, architecture, green development, or green design and technology.

Edward Clerico, P.E., LEED APAlliance 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 APUrban Green Council
Francis Lorenz, P.E.AKF Group
Daniel Nall, P.E., FAIAWSP Flack & Kurtz
Anthony PereiraaltPOWER Inc.
Adrian Tuluca, R.A., LEED APViridian Energy & Environmental LLC
Donald J. Winston, P.EThe Durst Organization Inc.
NYC Buildings Department 
Alan Price, P.E.Director, Office of Technical Certification and Research
Deborah Taylor, R.A., LEED APChief Sustainability Officer
Helen GitelsonExecutive Director, Code and Sustainability Affairs
John Lee, R.A.Senior Architect, Technical Affairs