Member Reception

Summer Member Reception & Service Awards

Event Prices: 
Urban Green Council Member
$15
Non-member
$25
Sponsor Member
Free Admission
Leadership Level Member
Free Admission

Online registration is now closed for this event. Walk-ins are welcome.



Our 2015 Service Awardees at the Knoll Showroom

Join us in recognizing the incredible contributions our volunteers at our 2016 Service Awards and Summer Member Reception. Catch up with friends in the green building community, meet new colleagues, and hear what's coming up for Urban Green Council.

Catch up with friends & colleagues—including our 2016 Service Awardees! RSVP for our Summer Reception on Thurs, 6/2: https://t.co/nEBJrXGs2H

— Urban Green Council (@UrbanGreenNY) May 31, 2016

This year's Awardees have dedicated enormous efforts to invigorating and growing Urban Green's membership, developing the curricula for GPRO Homes and Conquering the Energy Code, and preparing countless classes of students with the skills and knowledge needed to build sustainably:

Anthony Ali
Assistant Principal, Queens Vocational and Technical High School
Anthony helped pave the way for GPRO trainings at Queens Vocational, extending our reach to Career and Technical Education (CTE) students in New York City.

Calvert Bowen
Teacher, Queens Vocational and Technical High School, Certified GPRO CM Instructor
Since becoming a Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher a decade ago and a certified GPRO instructor five years ago, Calvert has helped train class after class of Queens Vocational students in green building skills in the electrical program.

Erika Duran
Sustainability Consultant, Dagher Engineering, Membership Committee
An active member of our Membership Committee, Erika Duran has gone above and beyond in engaging our community since attending her first Urban Green event three years ago.

Julie Nelson
Partner, BKSK Architects, GPRO Homes and Conquering the Energy Code Advisory Committees
Julie has been involved with Urban Green since 2008, providing key industry insights as a member of our GPRO Homes and Conquering the Energy Code Advisory Committees.

Ismail Ocasio
Apprenticeship Training Manager, NYC Department of Education
In addition to being a member of the Urban Green community since 2011, Ismail was certified as a GPRO O&M Instructor and has played an instrumental role in spreading the curriculum into CTE High Schools across NYC.

Jennifer Preston
Associate, Sustainable Design Director, BKSK Architects, GPRO Homes and Conquering the Energy Code Advisory Committees
Since attending her first Urban Green event eight years ago, Jennifer has become a key member of our community, particularly as part of the GPRO Homes and Conquering the Energy Code Advisory Committees.

Open to current, past, and future members of Urban Green; drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. View photos of our 2015 Member Receptions on Flickr.

Not an Urban Green member yet? Join using discount code 2016GREEN  for 15% off membership.

Thank you to Kimball Office for hosting this event!

Spring Member Reception

Online registration is now closed for this event. Walk-ins are welcome.


Join us for our Spring Member Reception to catch up with friends in the green building community, meet new colleagues, and hear what's coming up for Urban Green Council.

Open to current, past, and future members of Urban Green; drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. View photos of our 2015 Member Receptions on Flickr.

Thank you to GE Monogram for hosting this event.

Fall Member Reception

Join us for our Fall Member Reception to catch up with friends in the green building community, meet new colleagues, and hear what's coming up for Urban Green Council. 

Board Chair John Mandyck (Chief Sustainability Officer for United Technologies) will give a special presentation on his new book Food Foolish, exploring the connections between food waste and climate emissions, world hunger, water shortages, and food insecurity. 

Open to current, past, and future members of Urban Green; drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. View photos of our 2015 Summer Member Reception on Flickr.

SCHEDULE

6:00 - 6:30 PM     Reception 
6:30 - 7:00 PM     Food Foolish presentation and discussion
7:00 - 8:00 PM     Reception continued

Thank you to Humanscale for hosting this event.

Holiday Member Reception

Registration is closed for this event, but walk-ins are welcome!

Join us for our Holiday Member Reception to catch up with friends in the green building community, meet new colleagues, and hear what's coming up for Urban Green Council.

Open to current, past, and future members of Urban Green; drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. View photos of our 2014 Holiday Member Reception on Flickr.

Members: voting is open for our 2016 Board Slate. Vote online now!


Special thanks to Grohe for hosting this event.

Summer Member Reception & Service Awards

Join us in recognizing the incredible contributions of our volunteers at our 2015 Service Awards and Summer Member Reception. Catch up with friends in the green building community, meet new colleagues, and hear what's coming up for Urban Green Council.

This year's Service Awards honorees are dedicated members of our Monthly Programs Committee, helping us triple our output of exciting and relevant programs in the past five years:

Joann Gonchar | Senior Editor, Architectural Record
Bret Mantyk | Senior Environmental Designer, Atelier Ten
Charles Murphy, Jr. | Project Engineer, Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Sarah Sachs | Associate Principal, BuroHappold Engineering
Whitney Smith | Director of Sustainable Services, Cosentini Associates
Wolfgang Werner | Principal, Urban Fabrick

Open to current, past, and future members of Urban Green; drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. View photos of our 2015 Spring Member Reception on Flickr.

Thank you to Knoll for hosting this event.

Spring Member Reception

While online registration has closed for this event, walk-ins are welcome.


Spring in NYC
Photo credit: Jurgen Fauth

Join us for our Spring Member Reception to catch up with friends in the green building community, meet new colleagues, and hear what's coming up for Urban Green Council.

Open to current, past, and future members of Urban Green; drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. View photos of our 2014 Holiday Member Reception on Flickr.

SPRING SPECIAL:

Not a member yet? Join or renew today and you can attend for free using the discount code provided in your membership welcome email.

 

Thank you to GE Monogram for hosting this event.

Holiday Member Reception

Event Prices: 
Members
Free Admission
Leadership Level Members
Free Admission
Sponsorship Members
Free Admission

Online registration has now closed, but walk ins are welcome.
Please note: this event is open to members only.


Join us for a special Holiday Member Reception to connect with colleagues, meet Urban Green Board members, and cast your vote for our 2015 Board slate. 

This event is open to Urban Green Council members only, and new or renewed members are encouraged to come join us to celebrate a great year in green building.

Drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

2015 Board Slate:

Returning

  • Janice Barnes (Planning Principal, Perkins+Will)
  • Nick Holt (Technical Director, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill) 
  • Nico Kienzl (Director, New York, Atelier Ten)
  • Ed Piccinich (Executive Vice President, Property Management & Construction, SL Green Realty)
  • Silda Wall Spitzer (Principal, NewWorld Capital Group)

New

  • Jill Lerner (Partner, Kohn Pedersen Fox)

 

Special thanks to FLOR for hosting this event.

Fall Member Reception

Event Prices: 
Urban Green Council Member
$15
Non-member
$25
Sponsor Member
Free Admission
Leadership Level Member
Free Admission

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  WALK-INS WELCOME!

Join us for our Fall Member Reception to reconnect with colleagues, make new friends in the green building community, and to take part in Urban Green Council's first-ever photo contest (details below). Take a look at photos from our Spring and Summer member receptions to find out more about this great networking opportunity.

InstaGreenGram Photo Contest Rules

First, take photo(s) that illustrate building sustainability in one of the following three categories:

1. Resilient Buildings
2. Low Carbon in Action
3. Efficient Facades

Then share your entries using the hashtag #urbangreenny on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram—or email your photo to us with the category in the subject line and your name in the body of the email.  

We'll be putting the photos on display at the Member Reception where you'll vote on the winners. And as an added bonus, when you enter a photo into our contest you can attend the reception for free!

The deadline for contest entries is Thursday, October 2 at 4:00 pm EST.

Contest Prizes

1st Prize: Urban Green Gala ticket ($750 value)
2nd Prize: Urban Green Supporter Membership ($250 value)
3rd Prize: Urban Green bag and tee-shirt

Drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. We hope to see you—and your photos—at the event!

Attendees

Here's a preview of companies that will be represented at the event

Acheson Doyle Partners Architects, P.C.

Agent Noveda

Baker Tilly

Barrett Capital Corporation

Be Solar Energy

Brennan Realty Services

BuildingWrx

Control Technologies

Corcoran

Dagher Engineering

Delos Living, LLC

Ecological Group

EwingCole

EZBuildingEHS

FXFOWLE Architects

GKV Architects

Global Green

Green Light New York

Greenstreet Inc

IBI Group

Integral Group

IntelliGreen Partners, LLC

JLL

Langan

Legrand North America

Magrann Associate

MAP Architects

MechoSystems

NYC Coalition Against Hunger

NYC Department of City Planning

NYU

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

R3 Energy Management Audit and Review

Related

Rillbrook Consulting, Inc.

SKF Global, Inc.

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Stelliger Investments

Steven Winter Associates

Thornton Tomasetti

YR&G


Special thanks to Grohe, our host for this event.

Spring Member Reception

Event Prices: 
Urban Green Council Member
$15
Non-member
$25
Leadership Level Member
Free Admission

Read the event summary on our blog, Points of View. 

Please join Urban Green Council for our Spring Member Reception and celebrate NYC's continued progress in green building policy changes and implementation. This is a great opportunity to reconnect with your colleagues in the green building community and hear an update on our recent activities. We will also be exhibiting the finalist projects and awarding the winners of the EP R3build Design Competition

Open to current, past, and future members of Urban Green Council, so bring your friends! 
Drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. 

Curious what our meetings entail? Check out photos of our 2013 Summer Member Reception. 

SPRING SPECIAL: The reception is open to all, but if you become a new member or renew today, you can attend for FREE using the discount code provided in your membership welcome email. 

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