The Exchange

The Exchange
Surrogate's Courthouse
31 Chambers Street, Suite 609
New York, NY 10007

(212) 349-3900

Monday through Friday
9am - 5pm

View Map

The Building Energy Exchange space hosts exhibits, technology demonstrations, and educational training programs to advance progressive discourse on energy and lighting efficiency in buildings.

Reserve The Exchange

The Building Energy Exchange regularly hosts events for other organizations focused on energy efficiency and sustainability. Facilities include a 50-seat classroom with a 150" projection screen and extensive audio-visual capabilities, a 35-seat conference room with a 70" LED screen, and over 2000 square feet of exhibit space. Please email us for more information.

Reserve The Exchange


By Subway
6 5 4 Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
3 2 1 Chambers Street
C A Chambers Street
R City Hall
J Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall

By Bus
M5 – City Hall
M22 – Broadway


The primary entrance to the Surrogate's Courthouse on Chambers Street includes steps. A handicapped accessible entrance is located on Reade Street between Elk and Centre Streets.


Our location is easy to reach by bicycle. Public bike parking is available nearby at the Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, by the South Entrance. Nearest CitiBike Stations: Centre St & Chambers St; Reade St and Broadway.


Street parking is very scarce in downtown Manhattan. Closest parking garages: Icon Parking Systems, 233 Broadway; Kids Parking Corp., 105 Duane Street.

Welcome to the Building Energy Exchange! Located in downtown Manhattan, we’re a resource center dedicated to advancing efficient energy and lighting design in buildings. Explore this site for helpful case studies and reports, check out our calendar for a wide range of activities and events, and follow our lively blog, Insight. Our site is growing all the time—drop us an email to contribute or comment!