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Navigating Local Law 97 of New York City’s Climate Mobilization Act

A major challenge for building managers in New York City is on the horizon: hard limits on their facilities’ greenhouse gas (GHG) output. New York City’s Climate Mobilization Act (CMA), specifically Local Law 97 (LL97), requires that thousands of non-residential buildings with more than 25,000 gross square feet show that they do not exceed those limits. It covers all commercial and institutional facilities, including industrial properties not involved in producing utility power or steam. Even Foghorn Leghorn, never at a loss for words, had to stop and take a breath after hearing about this new legislation.

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PressMay 7, 2007

Environmentalists Warm to ConEd Rate Hike

Consolidated Edison's request for a 17% rate increase over three years for residential customers won appreciation from environmentalists, but skepticism from rate payers.

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Con Ed Faces Risks Under PlaNYC 2030
PressApril 23, 2007

Con Ed Faces Risks Under PlaNYC 2030

For Consolidated Edison Inc., Mayor Michael Bloomberg's PlaNYC 2030 contains risks as well as opportunities, energy experts say.

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ArticlesApril 13, 2007

Energy Usage and Benchmarking Analysis

A sample benchmarking case study in which the project involves identification and quantification of energy conservation measures (ECMs) as part of a Flex Tech study.

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PressFebruary 3, 2006

Frustration Abounds Among New York City Energy Leaders

A special report by Colleen Corley featured in Commercial Property News (CPN) about New York City's top property owners thoughts on its changing energy consumption regulations.

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PressJanuary 21, 2004

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Energy Policy Task Force

A press release in which Mayor Bloomberg announced the New York City Energy Policy Task Force recommendations for the City's energy policy and strategies for meeting current as well as future energy demands.

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PressAugust 7, 2000

Basics for Contracting Competitive Energy Purchases

Contracting for competitive energy can significantly lower energy costs and minimize price risk when compared with accepting the local utility's business-as-usual delivery of energy supplies. Any facility that spends a half million dollars or more on energy can realize sufficient savings to easily justify investing time to this effort.

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ArticlesJanuary 1, 1999

Managing Facility Energy Needs in a Competitive World

An article written by Catherine Luthin, published in Energy User News, about profiting from deregulation, planning for management needs, and the important of load profiles.

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