Suffolk County - LEED Program for County Construction (New York)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place New York

Name Suffolk County - LEED Program for County Construction
Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Applicable Sector Local Government
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs

Requirement New construction and renovations $1,000,000 or more must incorporate LEED principles

Last DSIRE Review 2012-09-06
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


In 2006, the Suffolk County Legislature enacted Resolution No. 126-2006, creating the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Program for county construction projects. The program requirements were revised in 2008 (Resolution No. 551-2008), and again in 2011 (Resolution No. 458-2011). The program requires the County Department of Public Works to apply the LEED Building Rating System 2.2 principles be used for new construction projects or renovation projects with a cost of $1,000,000 or more, and for the planning of new construction and renovation projects "built to suit" for long term lease by the County.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name General Contact
Department Suffolk County
Division Department of Public Works
Address 335 Yaphank Ave.

Place Yaphank, New York
Zip/Postal Code 11980
Phone (631) 852-4010

Fax (631) 852-4165

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Resolution No. 551-2008

Date Enacted 2008-07-07

Authority 2: Resolution No. 458-2011

Date Enacted 2011-06-07

Authority 3: Resolution No. 126-2006

Date Enacted 2006-02-07

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"