27 Sep '14, 6pm

READ: The City That Never Sleeps Isn't Resting On Efficiency Policy | #energyefficiency

READ: The City That Never Sleeps Isn't Resting On Efficiency Policy | #energyefficiency

We’re stopping in New York City on Monday for our latest Energy 2030 On the Road event ! We’ll be garnering more endorsements to double our nation’s energy productivity, and there will undoubtedly be great dialogues with local stakeholders about maximizing the potential of reaching our goal. We’ll be live tweeting conversations from the event, but while we plan for what’s ahead, we also want to acknowledge what the City has already accomplished for a more efficient future. Smart Growth, Smart Buildings The well-established subway and bus system in New York City means that a relatively small percentage of the City’s emissions come from the transportation sector. On the other hand, buildings account for approximately 75% of GHGs , which has compelled policy makers to focus on increasing the energy efficiency of the built environment. What has been done so far? In 2007, more ...

Full article: http://ase.org/blog/city-never-sleeps-isnt-resting-effici...

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