City Council working to give green-building initiative some bite

The City Council is crafting legislation that would mandate buildings reduce carbon emissions by 20 percent between 2020 and 2030. “I consider today a milestone in our quest to make New York City’s buildings greener, our infrastructure more sustainable, and our air significantly cleaner,” City Councilman Costa Constantinides said in a statement Monday. The lawmaker’s remarks indicate the council is looking to give more muscle to the city’s goal of curbing carbon emissions 80 percent […]

from The Real Deal New York