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De Blasio Steps Up For Climate Week

Mayor De Blasio commits to boosting building energy performance to demonstrate his climate stance, Details here

Citi Bike Audit

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer announces his office will audit the finances and management of the Citi Bike program

In the Media

Climate Week NYºC 2014

Climate Week NYC Kickoff

Sallan kicked off Climate Week NYºC official events program, partnering with NYC ACRE/Urban Future Lab, NYU Wagner, Climate Center/Columbia Law School, EDF and the NYLCV for There'll Be Some Changes Made: Power System Realignment or Death Spiral?.

A standing-room-only crowd in Brooklyn incubator, Urban Future Lab's state-of-the-art packed exhibition space atop 15 Metrotech Center — looks like the focused momentum needed to tackle climate issues is picking up speed — the weeks ahead could be crucial.

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In The Carbon Age

The Cost Of Cutting Carbon

Why EPA's proposed carbon emissions rules won't drive 840,000 Americans into poverty

Solar Deals, NY Style

Two solar questions What incentives will Governor Cuomo offer Tesla to build a PV factory in Buffalo? Should he?

Diagnosing A PV Plant's Demise

What explains the failure of a Chinese-owned solar panel business in Arizona?


Fossil Fuel Firms' Eye On Paris

Fossil fuel companies will keep an eye on the Paris climate talks, much has changed since the last round

iPhone 6 For Climate Metrics


Climate Change Isn't Volcanic

Humans cannot shift the blame to volcanoes for our changing climate, period

Friends of Benchmarking

Second Year White Paper

FOB 2nd Year White Paper

The Second White Paper is an independent, non-partisan assessment of data gathering software and benchmarking data quality. It opens a window for understanding how behavioral and market driven decisions made by property owners relate to effective public policy.

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Sallan Report Microsite

Start up. Scale up.

Seek durable innovation.

Discover the insights of real world green tech and development trailblazers.

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

May The Force Be With Us

A long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… make that December 2013 in New York, a targeted expansion to the plan for shrinking New York City's carbon footprint, was born.

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Pat SapinsleySnapshot

Energy Efficiency: Markets or Mandates?

The implementation of energy efficiency savings in the US has been more difficult than its advocates might have hoped. Americans are relying on a patchwork system to achieve energy savings.

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Sallan Events

There'll Be Some Changes Made

There'll Be Some Changes Made

9 September 2014

We are witnessing the realignment of NY's and the nation's energy system and its regulatory framework for a carbon constrained world in the face of disruptive technologies, new financial practices and novel user demands at the grid edge.

Stay tuned for our event wrap-up. In the meantime keep an eye on Climate Week NY°C 2014 — #CWNYC

How Knowledge Saves Power Panel

The Urban Energy Revolution

23 January 2014

How Knowledge Saves Power Panel sponsored by; NYIT, NYLCV, Friends of Benchmarking and Sallan, convened experts who all agree that LL84 may not be perfect but has created positive momentum for change and a bright future for benchmarking.

Michael Bobker, Adam Hinge, Jonathan Flaherty, Ari Frankel and Conor Laver make the case.

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The Urban Energy Revolution

The Urban Energy Revolution

28 Sept. 2012

The Infrastructure Panel sponsored by; NYIT, NYC ACRE, NYLCV, NYECC, Pace Energy & Climate Center and Sallan, considers fast forwarding to a time when cities rely on decentralized systems for heating, cooling and electricity.

Now we know — rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy's devastation means a fundamental rethinking.

Event Wrap-up & Resources » 

Atlantic Wind Power Panel

Wind Power In New York

21 May 2012

Held at NYIT, the Atlantic Wind Power Panel sponsored by Cleantech Corridor, McCarter & English and the Sallan Foundation, considered New York's prospects for offshore wind energy.

Is Atlantic Wind Energy in Our Future? Sallan is using Storify to stay up-to-date.

Event Wrap-up & Resources » 

Market Makers

Market Makers: Event Two
The New Energy-Efficient Building Toolkit

15 November 2011

Making Green History By Doing It

Learn how New York property owners, tenants and retrofit teams are leading the way toward making energy efficiency the hallmark of big city real-estate and helping Gotham thrive.

Market Makers

Market Makers: Event One
Developing & Deploying Energy Efficiency Technology

20 September 2011

An exploration of the emergence and growth of New York City's clean tech sector via case studies on green building advances and efficiency technologies — an Official Event of Climate Week NY°C 2011 — took place at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Reimagining Metropolis

Re-imagining the Metropolis:
Visions For A Near Future

26 April 2011

Now, we must accelerate our pace — in understanding and rethinking city functions — to reinvent the metropolis. In this final forum of our series, panelists explored how New York will be challenged and may be transformed by emerging trends.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
Revolution is No Joke

2 Feb. 2011

A Banker, A Lawyer & An Underwriter Walk Into A Bar — our 3rd event of a 4-part series — got serious about developing the means to assign monetary value to high performance properties, tracking and comparing their performance as well as tackling thorny issues of code enforcement and LEEDigation.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
Making it Happen

30 Nov. 2010

Our second event of a four part series on high performance building in New York City zeroed in on public policy developments, private sector innovation and how they have intersected over the last half-decade.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
The Big Picture

28 Oct. 2010

Our sold-out first event at the AIA New York Center for Architecture conveyed the Big Picture — a wide-angle view of what has been achieved, what's been learned and what's next for New York City's revolution in high performance building.

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Around Town
Training For EcoDistricts Practitioners
3 Oct
Ready to move from ideas to action? District-scale sustainability comprises the best thinking on urban regeneration and community building show you how to put all the pieces together.
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Dig Deep For A Greener NY
9 Oct
A challenge to NYC's water quality is combined sewer overflows (CSOs), which discharge untreated sewage and storm water runoff into our waterways. The city has piloted green infrastructure projects as a more cost-effective way of managing CSOs than traditional gray infrastructure. Green infrastructure also has quality-of-life benefits and the potential to mitigate flooding, a threat in the face of sea level rise and more frequent storms. Learn more now
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What We Measure, Why It Matters
16 Oct
Save the date for the third annual BuildingEnergy NYC conference and trade show
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Designing With The Sun
16 Oct
See how the physical characteristics of the sun and the human eye relate to the design fundamentals that allow daylight to guide a project and learn about the tools available to guide analysis
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