75% of buildings covered under NYC Local Law 97 will need to reduce their carbon emissions to avoid fines.
Whether targeting energy-use or carbon emissions, a whole-building approach to performance will help you achieve your neutrality goals.
At nearly 75 years old, New York City's largest apartment complex, Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village, continues to raise the bar for sustainability and energy-efficient retrofits. The past decade has been particularly transformative and noteworthy for the strategic emphasis placed on improving building performance. The 500-plus staff members at the complex have worked with Steven Winter Associates to achieve the highest levels of energy efficiency and sustainability, all while housing a population that is the size of a small city.
To help the District achieve its ambitious climate commitments, create jobs, and grow its economy, the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), under the leadership of Mayor Muriel Bowser, has developed a new High-Performance Building Hub to provide critical hands-on assistance to the District’s real estate community and building industry professionals affected by the law. Steven Winter Associates Inc., as well as ARUP, the Building Energy Exchange, and New Buildings Institute completed a needs assessment of the specific training, capacity buildings, support, and technical assistance needs of the District’s building owners and the consultants they rely on; such as architects, contractors, facility managers, property managers, and real estate brokers.