The Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) is a center of excellence dedicated to reducing the effects of climate change by improving the built environment. BE-Ex accelerates the transition to healthy, comfortable, and energy efficient buildings by serving as a resource and trusted expert to the building industry.

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Low Carbon Multifamily Retrofit Playbooks

Five playbooks summarizing retrofit strategies that maximize occupant comfort and energy savings through a transition from fuel to electricity- based heating, cooling and hot water systems.


High Rise | Low Carbon

The High Rise | Low Carbon report is the result of a global search for deep energy retrofits of of high-rise office buildings that achieved Local Law 97’s aggressive carbon emission limits.


BE-Ex Ed

BE-Ex Ed is an e-learning platform featuring courses on energy efficiency, high-performance design, and regulations impacting the building industry. Courses are available on-demand, providing the convenience and flexibility for individuals to learn on their own time while earning continuing education credits.


Anatomy of an Energy Efficient Building Exhibit

BE-Ex presents Anatomy of an Energy Efficient Building, a groundbreaking exhibit offering a glimpse inside New York City’s buildings to reveal the key energy systems that make our buildings work.


Passive House Primer

Interested in learning more about Passive House but pressed for time? Join BE-Ex for the Passive House Primer – an engaging, one-hour seminar on Passive House fundamentals and their application in the NYC market. Available as a free session delivered at your office.

Please contact Regana Alicka at to schedule a Passive House Primer for your office.

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Climate Mobilization Act Primer

Get informed on New York City climate legislation and its impact on buildings. Schedule a free presentation on the Climate Mobilization Act – the ambitious, first-of-its-kind legislation placing a limit on emissions from New York City buildings.


High Performance Building Resources

The Building Energy Exchange has launched a new series of resources on high-performance building technologies and retrofit strategies. Explore the link below to learn more about the latest efficiency and comfort enhancing solutions for your building.

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