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Austin: Making The Cost Case For Solar

Classifying solar as a default power source because it's cost competitive with natural gas will give it a big boost in Austin TX

Back On Track

After completing repairs Sandy-caused damage G train service is restored

NYC's Climate Ick Factor

A changing climate means heavier rainfallthat will make it harder to keep New Yorkers safe from their sewage and the ick factor is not limited to the Big Apple

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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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

Science At Work: Heath Impacts Of Traffic Congestion

Air pollution from urban traffic congestion elevates serious health risks; this research links traffic flow data with specific pollutants

Sustainability - Sippers And Slurpers

When it comes to corporate sustainability actions sipping is not enough

Energy Behavior Change 101

Start with attention-grabbing media messages


Paris: Geothermal Revival

For the first time in 30 years Paris drills for new geothermal wells for local heating

Australia: Coal Port Can't Dump On Barrier Reef

Australia's Great Barrier Reef wins a reprieve from a massive dumping scheme linked to building a coal-export faciilty

China: No Water No Fracking

Lack of water resources likely to limit China's ability to frack for its natural gas reserves

In the Media

Climate Week NYºC 2014

This September, Sallan is participating in the upcoming Climate Week NYºC official events program. We have partnered with NYC Accelerator for a Clean and Resilient Economy, Urban Future Lab, NYU Wagner, the Environmental Defense Fund and the New York League of Conservation Voters to put on an event, There'll Be Some Changes Made: Power System Realignment or Death Spiral?

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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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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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Rechargeable Buildings
3 Sep
Building-scale battery storage technology comes to NYC. Learn more, get energized!
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An Invitation To Change Everything
21 Sep

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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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