Local Law 97: All the Basics

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New to Local Law 97? Join us on October 19, and learn all the basics of NYC’s groundbreaking buildings emissions law! Urban Green CEO John Mandyck and Policy Director Chris Halfnight will cover the fundamentals of the law and what it means for the retrofit market, including the potential impact of expanded renewables coming to NYC. The presentation will be followed by a 30-minute audience Q&A. 

This webinar is complimentary to Sponsor Members, Organizational Members, Leadership Level Members, and Members of the Trust for Urban Green. Learn more about membership

Core-level members and non-members can sign up by making a $250 contribution to Urban Green Council.

* Government and nonprofit professionals can request free admission by emailing Theresa Wetzler at tw@urbangreencouncil.org

John Mandyck
CEO, Urban Green Council

John Mandyck joined Urban Green Council in 2018 as its first-ever CEO. He capped a 25-year career as Chief Sustainability Officer for United Technologies Corporation, a Fortune 45 global leader in the building, aerospace and food refrigeration industries. He also serves as a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Business. John is the founding chair of the Corporate Advisory Board for the World Green Building Council, a former board chair of Urban Green, and co-author of the book Food Foolish.

Chris Halfnight
Director of Policy, Urban Green Council

Chris Halfnight leads Urban Green’s policy initiatives, working with stakeholders and policymakers to advance energy efficiency and green building in New York City and State. He was Vice Chair of and managed the 80x50 Buildings Partnership, a collaboration of more than 40 leading stakeholders to shape an energy performance policy for NYC’s large buildings. Prior to Urban Green, Chris was an attorney at Shearman & Sterling LLP and worked on energy policy at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy and the Natural Resources Defense Council. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, and Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University, as well as a Master's in Environmental Management with a specialization in energy from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.