Buildings contribute to over half of greenhouse gas emissions in the City of Boston.
Addressing buildings' energy efficiency is the first step to combatting climate change. Councilor Matt O'Malley has led on a Net Zero Carbon initiative, and has brought elected officials, advocates, academic experts, developers, lawyers, and architects to the table to achieve a robust plan.
Gross Floor Area Hearing Order
Resolution in Support of 2018 International
Green Construction Code (2018-IgCC)
Net Zero Carbon Municipal Buildings Hearing Order