Subway Reading

Rebooting Rust Belt Cities

What is the economic potential of hi-tech renewable energy companies like SolarCity to reboot the economies of cities like Buffalo, NY?

New Type Of Green Bond

The municipal Martha's Vineyard Land Bank issues $35 million of AA-rated green bonds

Tell It To The Marines

The US Marines are testing a battery storage system integrated into a microgrid at their Miramar base in California

In the Media

Passive House Takes Manhattan

Manhattan Passive House From one of the last derelict 19th century brownstones on West 95th Street to the first Passive House in Manhattan.

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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.

In The Carbon Age

Maximizing Solar Power

Orientation, tilt & tracking the the key variables in maximizing the output of photovoltaic panels

Energy Storage Tech - From Heat To Power

Solar Dawning

See the rise of solar power


India: Get A Grip On Coal

India must stop its untrammeled coal consumption because it threatens the global climate and its own people

China: Coal Capper

By 2020 China vows to cap its annual coal use at 4.2 billion tons, to meet its peak carbon emissions target year of 2030

Basel: Up On the Roofs

Biosolar roofs are getting even better in Basel, Switzerland

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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Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

The Difficulty Of Simplicity

Use more four-letter words. No, not those kinds, but short, everyday four letter words that mean more to most people than "sustainability" or "resiliency" or even "benchmarking building energy efficiency".

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Llewellyn WellsSnapshot

Resiliency. Sustainability. Equity.

There are those who say resiliency, sustainability and equity are at odds with one another. They are wrong. We can have all three — and we must.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
The Origins of Environmental Law
3 Dec
Don't miss last in eight-part lecture series, Origins of Environmental Law: Regulation and Evolution, taught by Leon Billings and Thomas Jorling, the two senior majority and minority staff members who led the Senate environment subcommittee which developed bedrock US environmental laws.
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Around Town
How To Expand Organic Waste Recycling In New York City
10 Dec
The third Green Infrastructure Policy Forum is coming up! Dig Deep for a Greener New York, a policy forum series offers a timely discussion on organic waste & composting
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Around Town
Redirecting The Sky: Fulton Transit Center Oculus
11 Dec
One of the largest and most elaborate art and daylight installations in the U.S.: The Fulton Transit Center's Sky Reflector-Net featuring a remarkable oculus that draws natural light deep into the interior. Artist tour
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