New York (State)

Technical report

9 Jan 2019
6

In 2017, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) developed its 2016 Stretch Code Supplement to the 2016 New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code. Since 2017, NYSERDA has continued to develop the 2018 edition, as part of the efforts to achieve a...

Report

2 Nov 2018
4

Improving the performance of buildings must be a central component of any response to the challenges of climate change. This is both an imperative and an opportunity. Responding to climate change by aggressively improving the performance of the built environment will produce buildings that are...

Video

12 Oct 2018
15

Speakers: Chris Benedict, Gina Bocra - LEED AP, Priscilla Richards

The Energy Code is an increasingly robust tool for improving energy efficiency in our buildings. This session will examine how far the existing code has come and identify the remaining barriers and limits. Speakers...

Video

Where are we heading?
12 Oct 2018
38

Speakers: John Amatruda, Sean Brennan, Kirsten Mariager, Shawn Torbert - LEED AP

New Yorkers are used to the noise of a construction crew in full swing. While those sounds remain the same, industry demands and requirements of today’s building products are changing rapidly, as...

Article

3 Oct 2018
17

The earth is on a trajectory to warm 3-4°C by 2100. This heat map details how that rise in temperatures will affect major metropolitan hubs.

Smart Cities Dive took a closer look at how this would affect six major metropolitan hubs, and what the...

Annual Report

Open data for all
19 Sep 2018
5

The 2018 Open Data report pulls back the curtain on digital government to show how New York City collects data, how data powers city operations, and how publishing that data publicly creates value in communities across the five boroughs.

This year's report features NYC...

Journal article

8 Aug 2018
14

Buildings and the atmosphere are intrinsically connected via cooling and heating systems. Global climate is projected to grow warmer, while an increasing fraction of the population living in urban centers. This introduces the challenge for new approaches to project future energy demand changes in cities....

Strategy

1 Apr 2018
5

NYC’s forested natural areas provide important benefits to the city including high-quality recreation, enhanced biodiversity, and improved air and water quality. The Natural Areas Conservancy (NAC) and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks) have developed a 25-year Forest Management Framework...

Report

A framework for describing and measuring the wider impacts of urban climate action
27 Feb 2018
28

This report presents evidences that urban stakeholders need to guide and make the case for climate action.

Presentation

27 Jul 2017
9

This is a presentation for U.S. Department of Energy 2017 National energy codes conference July 18—20, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA. USA.

The slides presented a case study about the impact of carbon policy changes in NYC on the existing buildings and energy code in NYC....

Case study

17 May 2017
73

These case studies from across the US illustrate how strategic decisions about land use and transportation can make communities more resilient from the ground up.

Article

Making a difference with help from USGBC local communities
4 Apr 2017
5

USGBC local communities around the country are helping cities jumpstart their building performance benchmarking efforts. And the results are pretty exciting. After four years of benchmarking in New York City, buildings there are using almost 15 percent less energy according to MIT professor David Hsu,...

Report

Case study

1 Mar 2017
15

In 2013, Citi Bike launched in New York City. With 6,000 bikes and 332 stations, the system provided easy access to bikes in a variety of neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Manhattan, including Bedford Stuyvesant. The system was quickly a ridership success, racking up over 6...

Journal article

1 Jan 2017
8

This paper discusses the significance of urban rail in sustainable development through a number of case studies.

Video

17 Nov 2016
147

Henry Halloran Trust director Prof. Peter Phibbs recently visited New York city where he compared how the issues of housing affordability we face in Sydney are dealt with in America's most populous city. The trust has released a video documenting Prof. Phibb's account of the...

Video

16 Sep 2016
10

This seminar reviews the latest changes to the 2016 NYCECC. The course will include a summary of the substantive changes that have been made in the move from the IECC 2009 to the IECC 2015 Residential provisions and from the IECC 2012 to the IECC...

Conference paper

5 Aug 2016
5

To reach its goal of an 80% carbon reduction by 2050, New York City (NYC) must embrace a radical change to its buildings. The Passive House design’s performance-based standard ensures occupant comfort and very low energy use. It is a pathway for NYC to transform...

Conference paper

Exploring the value of parks in New York City
29 Jun 2016
5

Urban parks are valued by residents and tourists alike as they are a pleasant juxtaposition from the intensity of the surrounding city. But parks haven’t necessarily been considered in the same economic or political terms as other parts of the city. In recent years, the...

Conference paper

George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in Union Square
29 Jun 2016
4

An original component of the 1811 grid plan for New York City, Union Square has acquired an association as a place in which the ideals of American republicanism and democracy are both signified and enacted. The square is occupied by a central lawn, a series...

Journal article

1 Oct 2015
23

Abstract

Through an NEH-funded initiative, Cornell University Library is creating a technical, curatorial, and managerial framework for preserving access to complex born-digital new media objects. The Library's Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art provides the testbed for this project. This collection of...

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