New York, NY LEED Building Design

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New York, NY, US

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Type: Ordinance

Status: Adopted on 1/1/2007

Source File:


Local Law 86

Amends administrative code of NYC regarding city owned and city funded buildings. Makes it where buildings in occupancy groups: B-1, B-2, C, E, F-1a, F-1b, F-3, F-4, G, H-1, or H-2 will be green built and have to be LEED Certified Silver. Only applies to city owned and city funded projects, in above occupancy groups. “LEED Certified Silver” shall mean having received official documentation from the United States Green Building Council verifying that a building or space is LEED Certified Silver or higher under a LEED green building rating system. “LEED green building rating system” shall mean the most recent version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design building rating system developed by the United States Green Building Council, including any building rating system developed for New York City, that is applicable to the subject building or space.