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Welcome to OneNYC Green Buildings & Energy Efficiency

In New York City, buildings make up most of our environment. To achieve most of PlaNYC's sustainability goals, we will need to make our buildings 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 "One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City"
One Wednesday, April 22, the de Blasio administration announced the release of "One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City," a comprehensive plan for a sustainable and resilient city for all New Yorkers that addresses the profound social, economic, and environmental challenges ahead. 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?
Dozens of New York City’s universities, hospitals, commercial firms, and multifamily buildings have joined the Carbon Challenge, a voluntary program to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent in 10 years. Participants have reduced emissions by an average of 16 percent, and six have met the goal.
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