Ithaca News

11 March 2021 - 7:24am

Community Solar Focus of March 18th Quarterly Meeting

What is Community Solar and Can It Work for You? With spring just around the corner, it's a time of renewal and fresh opportunity. The snow is finally melting and the days are getting longer. Keeping the seasonal transition in mind, the upcoming

3 December 2020 - 1:42pm

John Ciovacco Featured Speaker at December 16th Meeting

Geothermal District Systems as Alternative to Fossil Fuels John Ciovacco, the president of Aztech Geothermal, LLC, will discuss geothermal district systems, one of the newest trends in the electrification of commercial buildings, at our upcoming

2 November 2020 - 3:13pm

Ithaca 2030 District Statement on Social Justice and the Built Environment

The Ithaca 2030 District firmly stands with the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)* communities against systemic racism and the countless racial injustices they have faced for many years. The building industry is not free from

13 March 2020 - 2:42pm

Ithaca 2030 District Release 2019 Annual Progress Report

We are pleased to present the 2019 Progress Report for the Ithaca 2030 District. Part of a broader 2030 District Network involving 22 cities in the U.S. and Canada, the Ithaca 2030 District is a voluntary effort on the part of property owners and

25 January 2020 - 8:07pm

Area Businesses Join Ithaca Sustainability District

On Nov. 8, the Ithaca 2030 District announced the addition of six new properties to its membership, expanding the number of properties seeking to improve their environmental sustainability. The Ithaca 2030 District is “an interdisciplinary public-

11 November 2019 - 4:11pm

New businesses added to Ithaca's 2030 District

Ithaca 2030 District announced Friday that six new properties had been added to its membership, and that its borders had been expanded to include new members. The new members were listed as 104 East State Street, Autumn Leaves Used Books, Finger

21 June 2019 - 7:07pm

Real Climate Action in Ithaca & Tompkins

Climate change might be the most significant issue facing the human race going forward, with new studies coming out seemingly every day that claim humans have an ever shortening amount of time on this planet. As those studies have increased, the

15 January 2019 - 11:16am

Ithaca Leads in NY for Net Zero Energy Building Standards

The energy use in buildings across the town and city of Ithaca is responsible for nearly 75% of carbon emissions, according to the local sustainability officials. To reduce its carbon footprint, the two jurisdictions are taking important steps to

16 May 2018 - 4:50pm

Ithaca Green Building Policy Report Approved by City and Town

The Ithaca Green Building Policy report was adopted by the City of Ithaca Common Council on May 2 and accepted by the Town Board on May 7. Both municipalities have directed staff to codify the policy recommendations contained in the report. The

11 February 2018 - 6:13pm

NYSDEC Designates City of Ithaca as a Certified Climate Smart Community

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation designated the City of Ithaca as a Certified Climate Smart Community on Wednesday because of its efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and building climate resiliency. According to