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Cambridge Benchmarks

Cambridge, MA joins the urban A-list with its new building energy & water benchmarking law

Flood Maps Are All Wet

Now's the time to revise outdated federal flood plain maps for NYC

De Blasio's Eco-Skeptics

NYC environmentalists raise questions about the level of Mayor De Blasio's climate and sustainability commitments

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.

With new leadership in City Hall, it's worth taking stock to see what has been learned to date through energy performance disclosure, and assess what challenges remain.

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In The Carbon Age

Utility Regulators' Climate Role

State energy utility regulators can play a key role in cutting the nation's carbon footprint

Carbon Tax: Part 3

Why political decisions on what to do with a carbon tax revenue are so important

Actionable Fiction

Can books or movies about climate change move people's climate change dial?

Worldwide

Germany: Renewable Energy Defeat

Plans to build transmission lines for renewable energy in Germany are withdrawn in the face of public opposition

France: $13.4 Billion New Energy Direction

To advance energy efficiency & renewables France will mobilize #13.4 billion in new investments

Japan: Fuel-Cells In Motion

Japan takes the lead in advancing fuel-cell powered vehicles

In the Media

Army Of One Award

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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.

MarketMakersNYC.sallan.org

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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Kendall ChristiansenSnapshot

Organic Wastes Are Energy-Rich Resources: Towards A New Era of Productive Alchemy

Prediction: by 2020, New York City's wastewater treatment facilities could produce biogas to heat and power their own operations, power some of the agency's fleet, and provide biogas to Con Ed and National Grid pipelines.

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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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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sallan Sponsored Event
There’ll Be Some Changes Made
9 Sep
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. With the 2013 Con Edison rate case settlement & New York’s 2014 Reforming the Energy Vision policy report we need to grasp the dynamics that are profoundly altering the power supply landscape right now
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NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit
7 Aug
This year’s NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit is a Call to ActionAugust 6 & 7
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Affording Resilience: Housing Retrofits For Climate Threats
7 Aug
In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, there has been a great deal of design thinking about how to retrofit affected properties. Don't miss this exhibition showcasing creative ideas for retrofitting NYC multifamily buildings. Now through August 7
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An Invitation To Change Everything
21 Sep
Join the Peoples' climate March NYC. Take a stand to demand a world with an economy that works for people and the planet; a world safe from the ravages of climate change; a world with good jobs, clean air and water, and healthy communities.
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Designing For Disaster
15 Aug
This National Building Museum examines how we assess risks from natural hazards and how we can create policies, plans, and designs yielding safer, more disaster-resilient communities. Now through August 2015
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