A green roof can lower the heating and cooling costs for your building. A green roof is a layered system with a soil medium, and carefully selected low-maintenance plants. You can grow herbs, flowers and create a relaxing space for residents. The City of New York is implementing partial tax abatements to help you recoup some of the cost of constructing a green roof.
NYC Green House is an HPD program designed to help building owners reduce the amount of water used by the residents as well as the water used to operate their buildings. Whether renovating units, replacing mechanicals or maintaining these residential buildings, NYC Green House provides access to tax credits, rebates and incentives that help lower water usage, as well as some easy tips for residents and maintenance staff that can lower your water bills.