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Welcome to OneNYC Green Buildings & Energy Efficiency

In New York City, buildings make up most of our environment. A key part of OneNYC's sustainability goals requires our buildings to become greener and more efficient. This website brings together New York City's policy initiatives on green buildings and energy efficiency. Read more


Mayor de Blasio Releases NYC Energy and Water Use 2013 Report, Showing Eight Percent Carbon Reduction in NYC's Largest Buildings
A comprehensive analysis of data which focuses on 2013 energy and water usage of buildings in New York City reported in 2014 shows that emission from 3,000 consistently benchmarked properties dropped by eight percent while energy use decreased six percent. This report builds on the findings from the One City: Built to Last Technical Working Group Report. Read the press release and report.

Mayor de Blasio Announces Major New Steps to Dramatically Reduce NYC Buildings' Greenhouse Gas Emissions
With the release of the One City: Built to Last Technical Working Group Report, Mayor de Blasio announced a suite of new energy efficiency initiatives that will dramaticallay reduce greenhouse gas emissions from New York City's buildings and put the City on a pathway to an 80 percent reduction in emissions by 2050, while creating green jobs and generating energy savings for building owners and tenants. Read the press release and report.

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The New York City Greener, Greater, Buildings Plan Does my building need to be benchmarked?
Buildings over 50,000 square feet and on the compliance list are required to comply under LL84, LL87, and LL88 of the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan. Check for your building here.
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NYC Clean Heat How can I switch to cleaner heating fuel?
NYC Clean Heat seeks to improve air quality and save lives by eliminating heavy oil use and accelerating the adoption of the cleanest fuels. The program provides resources to building owners, managers, residents, and organizations to help buildings make the switch.
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NYC Carbon Challenge What are building owners doing to reduce energy use?
More than 70 of New York City’s universities, hospitals, commercial offices, residential property management companies, and hotels have joined the NYC Carbon Challenge, committing to reduce their carbon emissions by 30 percent or more. Participants have reduced emissions by an average of 19 percent, and eight have already met the goal.
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