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New NYC Green Codes Task Force

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From the SWIM website:

At the request of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, the New York Chapter of the US Green Building Council will form a NYC Green Codes Task Force to recommend changes to “green” the laws and regulations that govern construction in New York City. The task force will create a report to be delivered to the Mayor and the Speaker by the end of the year.

The Green Codes Task Force will consist of a Steering Committee and an Industry Advisory Committee that will offer oversight and eight Technical Committees that will generate recommendations based on the field-specific expertise of their members. While the task force will primarily be made up of an directed by leading building industry professionals from the private sector, certain key agencies be represented on the appropriate Technical Committees.

Please see below for list of invitees and the task force schedule.

gctf-contact-list.pdf gctf-schedule.pdf

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Author: Hershel

Hershel is a Water Management Engineer with Ashokan Water Services, where he's actively involved with conservation and building design issues. Prior to his Ashokan, he was with the City of New York. He is a former President of the New York chapter of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) and is a member of AWWA, NYARM and BOMA. Hershel is an avid kayaker.

2 thoughts on “New NYC Green Codes Task Force

  1. do you think this committee is going to do anything useful?

    • I love the idea of your weekly chellange. The photo is helpful. Do all the weekly chellanges come from you? What about changing it up a bit. Maybe your readers could make suggestions? For example, my chellange to you would be to reach into your cupboard and grab two can goods and do bicep curls and tricep curls. Maybe start with 15 on each side? Each day add two more to your routine. You can do anything you set your mind to.

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