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The Power Of Wind Power

Wind power's energy output is 1,164% greater than it input

Mind The Eco-Gap

Expect a big partisan gap on the importance of environmental issues in November's elections

Beyond The Data Dump

Manhattan Boro President Brewer wants to make sure citizen community boards can make effective use of on-line municipal data

In the Media

Climate Week NYºC 2014


Sallan kicked off Climate Week NYºC official events program, partnered with NYC ACRE/Urban Future Lab, NYU Wagner, Climate Center/Columbia Law School, EDF and the NYLCV for the conference There'll Be Some Changes Made: Power System Realignment or Death Spiral?. We had a standing-room-only crowd in Brooklyn incubator, Urban Future Lab's state-of-the-art packed exhibition space atop 15 Metrotech Center. Looks to us like the focused momentum needed to tackle climate issues is picking up speed and the weeks ahead could be crucial

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In The Carbon Age

Higher Solar Education

Learn how the University of California will get 60% of its power from solar sources as part of its Net Zero Carbon campaingn

March 24, 1900

Starting construction on the NYC subway system was something to celebrate --still is!

Boise Bike Lanes: Gone In A Month

What explains the outcome of a one-month bike lanes pilot project in Boise Idaho?


August 2014

A month for the climate record books

China: Fateful Decisions

The fate of Earth's climate is largely up to China, so what's happening there?

Glasgow: River Heat

The University of Glasgow will cut its fuel demand 25% by drawing heat from the River Clyde

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

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 Future Of Energy
16 Sep
Join hosts New York Society for Ethical Culture, NYC Coalition of Block and Community Leaders, and Planetary Advocates for the NYC premiere of the film, The Future of Energy,
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An Invitation To Change Everything
21 Sep
Organizers are expecting the demonstration for climate action to be the largest political rally in New York City in over a decade...
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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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