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eid2grey-02Greenbiz.com provides us with an important new executive order by outgoing Governor of the state of New York to improve the energy efficiency of it’s state buildings.  It ranks amongst the most ambitious in the USA.  There is a very interesting comment below on comparing some of its older buildings to LEED-certified ones.

 

How New York aims to raise building efficiency by 20 percent

In an executive order issued during the waning days of 2012, NY Gov. Cuomo directed state agencies to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings 20 percent by 2020.

Going forward, energy efficiency will be considered as a standard part of the capital project planning process.

To implement this efficiency initiative — among the most ambitious in the U.S. — Cuomo also announced the start of “Build Smart NY,” the implementation arm of the Executive Order.

Using energy data on state buildings, the implementation plan prioritizes the largest, least efficient buildings first for comprehensive whole building retrofits, to…

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About Rick Rolston

Rick is CEO of BuiltSpace Technologies Corp. (Vancouver Canada). BuiltSpace provides integrated building information management services to help building stakeholders create more sustainable and valuable building ecosystems.

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