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 increase energy efficiency in existing buildings. First, they are making financing for new projects more accessible and affordable by participating in a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program called Energize NY.
BED and Burlington 2030 District receive American Public Power Association DEED Grant to support commercial property owners in reducing energy use
Grand Rapids 2030 District City #3535
Season 35 Episode 9 | 26m 45s
The Grand Rapids 2030 District is a public-private partnership. Its mission is a collaborative high-performance building district focused on fostering a sustainable, efficient, thriving downtown Grand Rapids. From building retrofitting, new construction and infrastructure, what strategies will be used? One way to draw attention to efficiency is a statewide Battle of the Buildings.
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 draft legislation will then be considered for adoption by Common Council and the Town Board.
Join the San Francisco 2030 District for networking and a panel discussion on
"How Technology is Evolving Management of Small and Large Commercial Buildings."
Where: Cushman & Wakefield Office, 425 Market Street in San Francisco
When: Thursday April 5th, 5:30 - 8 pm (program begins at 6)
Ithaca’s development boom has so far been mostly free of sustainability requirements, relying on the good will of developers – or the promise of tax abatements – to incorporate green goals into new construction.
But that may change soon as the city seems poised to introduce new construction rules that could dramatically impact sustainable development, potentially without driving up the price of economic development to unreachable levels. This Green Building Policy (GBP) will be formally introduced next month.
SEATTLE, WA – Over 350 regional leaders in high-performance building development and management gathered at the W Hotel in Seattle last night for Seattle 2030 District’s 2017 Vision Awards. The Vision Awards honor local leaders who are transforming Seattle’s urban environment into a city that is resilient, vibrant and sustainable through design and construction. Awards are given in the following categories: Leadership, Energy, Water, and Transportation.