High-Performance Homes: Sealing the Savings

Continuing Education Credits

Approved for 1.5 CE Hours
Approved for 1.5 HSW/LU Hours
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Council Member
Sponsor Member
Free Admission
Leadership Level Member
Free Admission

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As historic residential communities, Westchester and Rockland Counties face the challenge of managing energy efficiency in the many existing masonry buildings throughout the area.  By investing in facade improvements like air sealing, homeowners can enjoy the comfort and financial savings of an efficient historic home.

Join Urban Green Council and the City of Yonkers in learning to identify common residential energy inefficiencies through the energy auditing process. Then, explore the many retrofits and improvements that will ensure the longevity and performance of your home.

Ken Levenson
Architect, 475 High Performance Building Supply

Ken, a Certified Passive House Designer and founding Board Member of the National Passive House Alliance and the New York Passive House, took on the task of establishing 457 in order to supply the US market with carefully selected products that focus on what matters most in high-performance, ecological, low-energy construction.

Andy Padian
VP for Energy Initiatives, The Community Preservation Corporation

Andy is Vice President for Energy Initiatives for The Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), a not-for-profit affordable housing mortgage lender, where he is working in the implementation of the Green Financing Initiative (GFI) and NYC’s Sandy Recovery Program (Build it Back). He has 30 years of experience building multifamily buildings, and has performed detailed energy analysis on hundreds of buildings across the country.