Big Buildings May Have to Undergo Costly Retrofits (NY)

If Mayor Bill de Blasio has his way, owners of buildings larger than 25,000 square feet – including co-ops and condos – will be required to make costly retrofits to heating and cooling systems, roofs and windows in order to reach energy-efficiency targets by the year 2030, DNAinfo reports.  “This change to our buildings is equivalent to taking 900,000 cars off the road in this city each year,” de Blasio said at a news conference. “It’s clear that this is the motherlode and where we need to focus.”    Read the article……………..

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