Continuing Education Credits
RETROFITTING TO SCALE: 50,000 BUILDINGS IN 10 YEARS
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On May 18, New York City enacted Local Law 97 of 2019, the most ambitious climate legislation for buildings enacted by any city in the world. This historic law sets tough carbon emissions caps for energy use in NYC’s largest buildings starting in 2024. The new legislation impacts about 50,000 buildings and will lead to thousands of building retrofits each year.
To comply with these regulations, building retrofits will have to occur on a scale never before experienced in NYC—or anywhere else.
Retrofitting to Scale will explore solutions for NYC and other metro areas. What are the barriers to upgrading buildings now? What must change to make scaling retrofits feasible? What business opportunities will emerge? We will explore these questions over three thought-provoking sessions.
SESSION 1: GREATEST OPPORTUNITIES
The first session will identify building systems that have the most potential for efficiency and assess effective energy reduction strategies.
Nicole Ceci | Principal Mechanical Engineer, Steven Winter Associates
Chris Cayten | Principal, CodeGreen
SESSION 2: INNOVATIONS AND EXAMPLES OF SCALE
New technologies, practices and business models are being piloted to reduce energy consumption on a large scale. In this session, industry experts will present how state-of-the-art innovations can help achieve scalability and reduce costs.
Moderator: Clay Nesler | Vice President of Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Johnson Controls
Loic Chappoz | Multifamily Team Lead, NYSERDA
Anne Evens | CEO, Elevate Energy
Tom Feeney | Vice President of Operations and Engineering, Peter Cooper Village Stuyvesant Town
SESSION 3: SCALING IT UP
Are cost-effective, fast and high-quality retrofits possible? Leading building retrofit experts will discuss the challenges and potential solutions to scaling retrofits.
Moderator: Robert Johnson | Senior Vice President, Hannon Armstrong
Richard Benkowski | Training Specialist, United Associated Department of Education
Kelly Dougherty | Director of Energy Management, FirstService Residential New York
Dan Friend | Sales Manager, NORESCO
Sabrina Kanner | Executive Vice President, Design & Construction, Brookfield Properties
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