The Greener, Greater Buildings Plan (GGBP) has been internationally recognized as an industry transforming program and included in a number of reports. Please review related information about GGBP below.
GGBP as Featured Case Study in IMT Energy Disclosure & The New Frontier for American Jobs
The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) released a timely report in March 2012 covering job growth in the building energy efficiency field. In addition to highlighting the positive economic impacts of benchmarking regulation in New York City and other cities, the report also includes profiles of several New York City based companies transformed by GGBP and the national movement toward transparency and public disclosure of energy use in buildings. Read Energy Disclosure & the New Frontier for American Jobs (in PDF) for more details.
GGBP as Featured Case Study in ICLEI and IMT Commercial Energy Policy Toolkit
Analysis of GGBP and its success was featured in a November 2011 case study developed by the Local Government for Sustainability USA (ICLEI) and the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT). The case study is part of a Commercial Energy Policy Toolkit designed to "advance innovative program and policy tools in local jurisdictions that have the greatest potential to reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings." For more information, read Case Study: New York City's Greener, Greater Buildings Plan (in PDF).
WorldGBC Government Leadership Award in Industry Transformation
In December 2011, GGBP was internationally recognized by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), winning the first inaugural Industry Transformation Award in the WorldGBC Government Leadership Awards for Excellence in City Policy. Read the 2011 WorldGBC Government Leadership Awards publication (in PDF) for more information.