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23 October 2019
 
 
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OUR BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR


It's not too late to join us at our annual Gala, the networking event of the year for New York City’s green building leaders.

On November 13, we’ll celebrate the great work in our industry over gourmet food and drinks. This year, we're co-honoring Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Trane for their commitment to urban sustainability, including their substantial support of Urban Green initiatives over the years.

We can't wait to see you there!


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EVENTS CALENDAR

 
 
 

DEMYSTIFYING STEAM

11/7

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shaw Contract

Learn about Urban Green's new research on steam heat in smaller multifamily buildings and explore how data science techniques can help drive smarter retrofits.

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COMMITTEE MEET & GREET

11/14

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sweetwater Social

Interested in joining an Urban Green committee in 2020? Join current committee members for a meet & greet on November 14 for drinks and hors d'oeurves.

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CONQUER THE ENERGY CODE

11/22

9:00am - 5:00pm
Urban Green Council

Get familiar with the NYS energy code and earn 7 PDHs at this day-long training, designed specifically for commercial architects and engineers.

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Holiday Member Reception

12/5

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Fisher & Paykel

Catch up with friends and mingle with green building professionals as we celebrate Urban Green's accomplishments over the past year.

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LATEST NEWS

 
 

BUILDINGS OF EXCELLENCE WINNERS

Earlier this year, NYSERDA launched the $30 million Buildings of Excellence Competition to recognize and reward the design, construction and operation of low or zero carbon multifamily buildings across New York State.

Join NYSERDA on October 29 to find out what projects won the first of three rounds. After the presentation, connect with award winners and green building leaders at a special networking reception.


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SWITCHING TRACKS AT THE FARLEY BUILDING

650,000 people cram into Penn Station every day. But with the $1.6 billion renovation of the adjacent James A. Farley Post Office, an end to the overcrowding is in sight.

Last month, Urban Green members donned hard hats and safety vests for a sneak peek at how the renovation will expand Penn Station and add new retail and office space.

Read the recap to find out more about this example of adaptive reuse!


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DEMYSTIFYING STEAM: SMALLER BUILDINGS

In our new Research Brief, Demystifying Steam: Smaller Buildings, Urban Green uses predictive modeling to create the first-ever granular estimates of the locations and prevalence of steam heat in NYC's 53,000 small and medium multifamily buildings.

Join us on November 7 to learn more about our findings and discuss how data science techniques can help drive smarter retrofits.


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COMMUNITY

 

CLIMATE LAWS & NYC PROPERTIES

How will recently enacted laws impact NYC properties? Join Urban Green Senior Advisor Dick Leigh at a panel about the new laws in NYC and NYS at this year's NYC Real Estate Expo. Expert panelists will discuss the transformations we may see in the building industry in the coming years.


October 24 | New York City


EFFICIENCY ROADMAPS FOR LOCAL LAW 97

Join NRDC, the Mayor's Office of Sustainability, and the Building Energy Exchange for a discussion about what types of upgrades buildings should consider in order to meet the new emissions targets required by Local Law 97.


November 6 | New York City

 
 

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