2020 NYC Energy Conservation Code holds new buildings to strict standards to implement Green New Deal & make New York Citythe global leader in sustainability
New York–Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the passage of the 2020 NYC Energy Conservation Code following today’s successful vote in the New York City Council. This updated energy code provides a new benchmark of sustainability and energy efficiency for all construction in the five boroughs. The passage of this legislation demonstrates the Administration’s commitment to leading the country in actively addressing the threat of climate change. The energy code will go into effect on May 12, 2020.