Sustainable Communities

Completion of energy benchmark readings for NYC buildings

The bloomberg administration announced the completion of energy benchmark readings for NYC buildings that will provide baseline support for achievement of the PlaNYC goal to reduce the City's energy consumption 30% by 2017. T

The NYC Department of Buildings announced new Energy Code Compliance Rules

In December, the New York City Council passed a set of measures known as the 'Greener, Greater Buildings Plan'. One of the elements was a new Energy Conservation Code. Now the NYC Department of Buildings has proposed compliance rules for implementation of the energy conservation code.

Citizens demand plan for national sustainability

On Earth Day, citizens launch a two-year campaign with a petition calling on the President to produce a long-term strategy targeting social and environmental crises.


Green California Summit

The annual Green California Summit has become an essential resource to support their efforts to meet the challenges of managing energy and water resources, and to create clean and sustainable communities throughout the state.

Going Green East: Greener Pastures for Global Business

GoingGreen East is where cutting-edge greentech CEOs meet top investors and the movers and shakers from the biggest industries on earth. This two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on the most promising emerging green technologies and new entrepreneurial opportunities.

Strengthening Environmental Justice Research and Decision-making

The Symposium revolves around commissioned technical papers on seven factors that may result in disproportionate environmental health impacts among minority and low-income populations.

It will be held at:

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
810 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC

Getting the Most Green Back for Your Greenbacks: How Sustainable Building Benefits Tenants and Owners

Organized by Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, October 15, 2009
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Herman Miller Inc
1177 Ave of the Americas 17th Floor
New York , NY