The building trades will play a critical role as New York transitions to a green economy. We’re so grateful to have forward-thinking leaders like Mr. LaBarbera who can bridge the gap between building trades and rapidly changing building technologies.
Thank you to all the organizations that have already pledged their support to this year's 20th Anniversary Gala! We're expecting a sold-out event, so secure your sponsorship soon. For more information, please visit our Gala page and RSVP today to join us at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers!
RiseBoro's pioneering Casa Pasiva Project aims to bring nine buildings in their affordable housing portfolio to Passive House standards—improving tenant quality of life, reducing utility costs and benefiting the planet.
On August 11, see their sustainable building methods firsthand! Join Ryan Cassidy, Director of Sustainability and Construction at RiseBoro, for a tour of a 14-unit retrofit, originally built in 1931. Get an up-close look at the ongoing construction and learn about the improvements that aim to reduce energy usage by 60-80 percent.
On July 27, join Urban Green's Emerging Professionals at Pioneers Bar in Midtown Manhattan for a sustainability-themed trivia night! It's a great chance to meet peers in the industry and learn more about the sustainability movement.
You can also join them beforehand for a tour of the Mitsubishi training room, where you'll learn about all the latest in HVAC equipment. This optional tour will meet at 345 7th Ave., Suite 702 at 5:15 p.m.
Urban Green is looking for qualified fall interns who are passionate about sustainability and eager to learn about green building in New York.
Internships are available in our Communications, Education Development and Research Departments. Interns will help Urban Green tackle NYC’s most pressing green building, energy efficiency and climate change challenges.