Zoning changes proposed to make New York City buildings greener

New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for building owners to add features that will make their properties more sustainable.

New York City green buildings proposal
Existing laws may make it difficult to add solar panels if regulations prevent anything from extending beyond a roof’s edge.
November 23, 2011

New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for building owners to add features that will make their properties more sustainable.

For example, existing laws may make it difficult to add solar panels if regulations prevent anything from extending beyond a roof’s edge. The new zoning would allow such overhangs to be permitted.

Click here to read more about the New York City zoning proposals. BD+C

         
 

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