Stephen Levin

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Celebrates Historic Passing of The Climate Mobilization Act in New York City – Green Roofs Required on New Buildings

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Celebrates Historic Passing of The Climate Mobilization Act in New York City – Green Roofs Required on New Buildings

New York City Council has passed a suite of measures to reduce greenhouse gases released from buildings in New York City, including a requirement for green roofs and/or solar panels on newly constructed buildings.

New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection Considers Green Roof Legislation

New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection Considers Green Roof Legislation

On Monday, January 28, 2019, New York City Council’s Committee on Environmental Protection reviewed several pieces of legislation regarding mandating green roofs, solar arrays, or wind turbines on buildings in the City of New York.

Turning the Big Apple Green From the Top Down

Turning the Big Apple Green From the Top Down

New York City is weighing proposals calling for most new buildings to incorporate renewable energy sources or green roofs.

Council Members Rafael Espinal, Donovan Richards, Stephen Levin Launch Campaign to Green New York City Roofs

Council Members Rafael Espinal, Donovan Richards, Stephen Levin Launch Campaign to Green New York City Roofs

The legislators introduced a package of legislation related to requiring green roof systems, wind turbines or solar power on certain buildings.