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NYC Will Be First City to Mandate that Existing Buildings Dramatically Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced new mandates that will force building owners to make sharp reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The new rules will compel owners to meet fossil fuel caps – requiring deeper upgrades to boilers, water heaters, roofs and windows on an accelerated 2030 timeframe – with sharp penalties for…

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a.m.Benzing architects pllc wins the 2015 EBie Awards

a.m.Benzing architects pllc wins the 2015 EBie Awards, Urban Green Council`s “Oscars of existing buildings” in the category -Power to the People- for the greatest percentage reduction in building energy use. It was the only Passive House of the finalists and a good example on hoe to retrofit our current existing single family buildings. Read the…