Here is a behind-the-scenes look at how Ross MacWhinney is helping NYC’s Office of Sustainability fight climate change in the commercial capital of the U.S.
Cities looking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions must design ambitious plans and programs with data at their core, and decide how to collect, analyze, and use the information to drive deeper carbon reductions.
Audit, Retrocommissioning, and Building Performance Standard Implementation Considerations for Policymakers This resource was developed as part of Putting Data to Work, a multi-year pilot project that analyzed ways to use building performance data generated by city policies to improve energy efficiency program design and delivery in the District of Columbia and New York City. Putting … Continued
Retrofit Chicago participants pushed the envelope on energy efficiency and climate action in 2019, with two building teams achieving an impressive 35% energy reduction in their properties. Across all 99 member properties, building teams now average a 19% energy reduction, equal to annual savings of over $19 million a year. As Chicago continues its steady … Continued
This case study lays out how New York City put in place a self-funding model to enable investments in energy efficiency over a 10 year period.
This fact sheet provides an overview of how city officials can help educate lenders about the benefits of energy-efficient buildings and how it can relate to underwriting standards.
This guide is designed to help city government staff work with internal communications teams, stakeholders, media, and the broader community when publicly launching a program.
This guide provides an overview of what case studies and fact sheets are, how to develop them, and also provides city examples from Boston, Reno, and Des Moines.
This guide explains the value of press releases for a city’s communications strategy and provides details on how to write press releases and make the most out of them.
This guide details the elements of a good energy story and provides tips on getting in contact with the media.