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Urban Green Council promotes awareness and adoption of green building practices through advocacy and education in the greater New York area. Supported by in-house experts, our 900+ members, and a dedicated network of volunteers - our efforts are transforming the nation’s largest and most active city chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Urban Green Council operates, in large part, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors.

Interested in Sponsorship? See our list of sponsor benefits here.

Platinum Sponsors ($25,000)

As a world leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, Carrier Corporation believes market leadership demands environmental leadership. In fact, environmental stewardship is one of their company's core values. Focused on reducing the impact of manufacturing operations across the globe, Carrier has set the industry standard for environmentally sound business practices and a commitment to sustainability across our products, services, operations and culture.

Related Companies, heralded as one of the most prolific and visionary developers in the country, was formed more than 35 years ago. Today, Related is considered the most prominent privately owned real estate development firm in the United States, headquartered in New York City with divisions in development, acquisitions, property management, marketing and sales. In 2004, Related completed the development of New York City's newest landmark, Time Warner Center. Related has affiliated companies and developments in Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago and boasts a team of more than 2,000 professionals.

SL Green Realty Corp.is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), that predominantly acquires, repositions and manages Manhattan office properties. The Company owns more than 30 New York City office properties totaling over 22 million square feet, making it New York's largest office landlord. SL Green also holds investment interests, in retail properties, development property and land interests, along with ownership of over 30 suburban assets totaling more than 7.5 million square feet in Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Vornado Realty Trust is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT). Vornado is one of the largest owners and managers of real estate in the United States with a portfolio over 100 million square feet in its major platforms, primarily located in the New York and Washington, DC metro areas. The company's four major platforms include: New York City Office; Washington, DC Office; Retail Properties and Merchandise Mart.

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Gold Sponsors ($15,000)


Cosentini Associates was established in 1952 to provide consulting services in mechanical and electrical engineering. Employing over 75 LEED Accredited Professionals, our portfolio includes over 50 LEED certified projects with over 70 projects in the process of LEED certification. Cosentini is proud of its many years of work in engineering energy efficient, environmentally conscious designs and of its portfolio of "firsts" in these areas.

Davis & Warshow: New York's premier source for elegance in kitchen and bath products. Davis & Warshow currently owns and operates 8 showrooms throughout New York. In addition to the over 150 K&B manufacturers that D&W represents, the company also has the exclusive distribution rights in the NY area for many product lines.


Jaros, Baum & Bolles is a 250 person, full-service autonomous mechanical and electrical Consulting Engineer firm with offices in New York City and London. Since its founding in 1915, the Firm has had an unequalled history of providing successful designs for commercial and institutional buildings throughout the world.

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Silver Sponsors ($10,000)

AKF Group LLC provides engineering, commissioning, testing, technology and lighting design services. They provide innovative design, quality service and technical leadership by offering services that go beyond traditional MEP engineering and respond to the ever changing dynamics of the marketplace.

Atelier Ten is a collaborative, interdisciplinary and innovative firm of environmental design consultants and lighting designers focused on delivering sustainability to the planned and built environment. By recognizing and analyzing opportunities for improving energy efficiency, water conservation, material resources, and carbon emissions reductions, we provide integrated, full-service consulting on environmental design, building systems performance analysis, lighting and daylighting design, benchmarking, sustainable masterplanning, and inter-related services.

CALMAC manufactures IceBank® Energy Storage, a more environmentally friendly air-conditioning system that makes ice at night and then uses the ice the following day to cool the building. CALMAC’s IceBank® helps air-condition over 10 million sq.ft. of premier Class A property in Manhattan. It substantially lowers energy cost and usage, and reduces demand on the electric grid and emissions.

CodeGreen provides sustainable and energy efficiency solutions for individual buildings, portfolios and corporations nationwide. CodeGreen helps clients conserve capital, comply with energy efficiency regulations, reach sustainability goals, improve operations and reduce energy consumption. CodeGreen is currently greening over 100 million square feet of property nationwide, and has managed the LEED certification of over 14 million square feet.

Con Edison is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, and operates one of the world's largest and most complex — yet most reliable — energy delivery systems. Con Edison’s Green Team helps customers reduce energy use, lower operating costs, and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions through demand-side management programs. Con Edison’s sustainability strategy combines its award-winning environmental stewardship, commitment to safety, dedication to the communities it serves, and smart long-term investments to maintain the reliable service its customers expect.

Dagher Engineering is a full-service engineering firm specializing in mechanical, electrical, plumbing/fire-protection, and sustainable design consulting. The firm’s portfolio includes a wide-range of project types, including Commercial/Office, Hospitality, Residential, and Retail. Dagher Engineering works collaboratively with clients and architects to design buildings which are innovative, flexible, and sustainable.

HR&A Advisors, Inc. is an industry-leading real estate, economic development and energy efficiency consulting firm. HR&A creates analytic frameworks for real estate actors and local governments to make informed decisions about investing in energy improvements. We work with public agencies in creating programs that effectively deliver energy efficiency solutions to building owners. We also design marketing and behavioral interventions that reduce energy use and cost for owners, operators and tenants.

Jones Lang LaSalle is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients who seek increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. The firm commits to minimizing the environmental impact of real estate, as well as enhancing the economic and social benefits of real estate development, investment and occupation.


Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates is an international practice headquartered in New York, with offices in London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Abu Dhabi. With a staff of more than 500 people representing 43 countries and speaking 30 languages, the firm provides architectural design, programming, urban design, master planning and graphic design services for clients in both the public and private sectors.


Lane Office is a full service furniture dealership in New York with product lines that include DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Knoll, and many more. Lane Offices provides a seamless process that minimizes errors and omissions during the planning and implementation of new furniture acquisitions. By defining three separate stages of a project cycle, they assure qualified resources at each step.

Founded in 1977, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects has been a leader in environmentally sustainable design for over a decade. Our vision of sustainability extends beyond the technical concerns of reducing a building’s energy consumption. To be truly sustainable, a design must address the economic and cultural factors that make a project successful long into the future.

Renegade LLC is a NYC-based social media & marketing agency that helps an inspired group of B2B and B2C clients to deliver genuine business growth. Owned by founder Drew Neisser, Renegade is large enough to work with world-class clients and small enough to get stuff done on time, on budget and on the mark.

A leading global architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban-planning firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) has a 75-year history of design excellence and innovation, including the design of some of the most renowned architectural accomplishments of the 20th and 21st centuries. SOM was twice honored as the AIA Firm of the Year and has won over 1,600 awards.


Tishman Construction is a privately-held firm headquartered in New York City with operating subsidiaries located across the United States. They provide construction and construction-related services for projects of varying scope, budget, schedule and complexity, and experience includes projects from various sectors, including arts and culture, commercial, convention centers, education, gaming, government, healthcare, hospitality, residential, retail, sports and leisure, technology and transportation.


Tishman Speyer is one of the leading owners, developers, operators, and managers of first-class real estate in the world, having managed a portfolio of assets since its inception of over 116 million square feet and more than 92,000 residential units in major metropolitan areas across the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

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Bronze Sponsors ($5,000)

Albanese Organization
Bank of America
COOKFOX Architects
Goldman Sachs
Lilker Associates
New York - Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
Syska Hennessy Group
Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
Thornton Tomasetti 


Sustaining Sponsors ($2,500)

Ace Energy
Benjamin Moore & Co.
Blue Sea Development Company, LLC
Bright Power
Ennead Architects LLP
Horizon Engineering
Ice Air, LLC
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Lend Lease US Construction 
Luthin Associates
M&E Engineers, Inc.
One Lux Studio
Reliable Power Alternatives


Small Business Sponsors ($1,000)

Vidaris, Inc.