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.Read Article
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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.Read More
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.Read More