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WEEKLY NEWS

24 April 2019
 
 
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NYC'S BUILDING EMISSIONS LAW: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW


Last week, New York City Council passed a groundbreaking law that sets limits on building carbon emissions, covering 50,000 existing large residential and commercial buildings.

But what does the law actually mean for the NYC building industry?

Read our comprehensive summary and FAQs, and be sure to join us on May 9 for a closer look at key elements of the law. Policy, labor and building experts will explore details of the legislation, including the different paths towards compliance and the regulatory pieces that will be developed in the coming years.


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SPARK SERIES: CIRCULAR ECONOMY

4/29

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shaw Contract

Join Urban Green's Emerging Professionals for the latest Spark Series event. Speakers will discuss circular economy careers in the built environment.

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BUILDING EMISSIONS LAW EVENT

5/9

6:00pm - 8:00pm
32BJ SEIU

Policy, labor and building experts will tackle key questions and explore the details of the new legislation, including what it means for the NYC building industry.

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COMPARING CODES: REGULATING EFFICIENCY

5/23

9:30am - 10:30am
Webinar

Join Urban Green and UKGBC for a webinar on energy codes and regulations. Experts from both regions will discuss and compare codes and enforcement.

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SUMMER MEMBER RECEPTION

6/20

6:00pm - 8:00pm
COOKFOX

Catch up with friends and join us in recognizing our amazing volunteers at the 2019 Service Awards and Summer Member Reception.

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2019 CONFERENCE

New York City just passed the most ambitious climate legislation for buildings enacted by any city in the world. To comply with these regulations, building retrofits will have to occur on a scale never before experienced in NYC—or anywhere else.

Join us at Retrofitting to Scale on June 18 to explore solutions for NYC and other metro areas over three thought-provoking sessions.


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SUMMER MEMBER RECEPTION

Join us on June 20 to recognize the incredible contributions of our volunteers at our 2019 Service Awards and Summer Member Reception. Catch up with friends in the sustainability community and hear what's coming up for Urban Green Council—all while enjoying the beautiful COOKFOX green roof.

Not a member of Urban Green? Join or renew your membership today.


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COMMUNITY

 

ASHRAE CELEBRATION

Join the ASHRAE New York Chapter on May 17 for an evening of networking and camaraderie. This event will celebrate the launch of the Cross-Learning Alliance, a new educational partnership between AIA NY, ASHRAE and Urban Green Council.


May 17 | New York City


Passive House Conference

Are you a building professional working with Passive House technology? Join the North America Passive House Network June 27-28 for their annual conference. Speakers will explore the latest innovations in Passive House design, high-performance buildings and energy efficiency.


June 27-28 | New York City

 
 

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