The new legislation requires that any building 25,000 square feet or larger will need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 from a 2005 baseline, increasing to an 80 percent reduction requirement by 2050.
By Todd Kimmel, NYPH Board Member and Architectural Manager for ROCKWOOL
New York City gets to work as Climate Mobilization Act (CMA) passes
New York City produces over 50 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, more than half of which comes from its own buildings which are the leading carbon emissions sources in the city. Now, the Big Apple will be undergoing big changes in light of the city’s new legislation – the Climate Mobilization Act.