As we prepare to electrify our buildings and transition to a low-carbon future, new environmentally friendly refrigerants will play an increasingly important role, but they present unique safety and health concerns. This transition is also occurring against a backdrop of fluctuating federal and state regulations.
On October 22, leading HVAC manufacturers will discuss the benefits of these new refrigerants and the timeline and the regulatory changes we should expect to see.
Are you a New York State-based organization interested in a comprehensive training program that reduces building energy use and boosts employee skills and retention? GPRO@Work™ is a great solution that is free and customizable to your needs. And leading-edge operations and maintenance practices are more important than ever in the age of COVID.
Find out more here, or contact Education Coordinator Melissa Hom for more information.
New York City earned the top spot in the 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard rankings for the first time, thanks in large part to Local Law 97, which sets emissions caps for buildings over 25,000 sq ft. NYC is one of only three U.S. cities that sets performance standards for large buildings.
The scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy analyzes the efforts of 100 major U.S. cities to make buildings and transportation more energy efficient and provides a comprehensive national measuring stick for climate progress.
Danish Cleantech Hub New York, in collaboration with Copenhagen-based innovation accelerator BLOXHUB, is seeking proposals for circular economy projects from the built environment. The selected proposal will get to work with a group of Nordic experts to create circular economy-inspired solutions.
How can architects design food service spaces to facilitate zero waste operations? Hosted by AIA, experts on design, food service, and waste management from the Bay Area and New York City will share how design measures support more efficient use of food.