October 14, 2020 
BUSTING MYTHS ABOUT NEXT-GEN REFRIGERANTS

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. 

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ONLINE EVENTS CALENDAR

BUSTING MYTHS ABOUT NEXT-GEN REFRIGERANTS
10/22 | 10:00am - 11:30am

Hear from experts about the timeline and regulatory changes we expect to see as we transition to refrigerants with low to no global warming potential.

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CRUSHING THE CODE
11/5 | 9:00AM - 5:00pm

Get up to speed on the new 2020 NYS energy code at this engaging day-long online training, designed for commercial building professionals. Free community class. 

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GPRO OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE
11/5 - 11/6 | 9:00AM - 5:00pm

This two-day online training provides property managers and building staff with strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health.

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RETROFIT NOW!
11/9 | 10:00am - 11:30am

This Cross-Learning Alliance course will provide an overview of NYC's regulatory environment related to energy use and introduce attendees to basic energy and carbon reduction strategies.

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CUSTOM O&M TRAINING THROUGH GPRO@WORK

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.


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NYC LEADS IN CLIMATE POLICY EFFORTS

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.


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OPEN CALL: BUILD BACK CIRCULAR

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.

Proposals for NYC projects are due November 8.

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COMMUNITY

Designing for Zero Waste Food Services

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.

October 21, 2020 | Online

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CARRIER | HANNON ARMSTRONG | NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY | SL GREEN REALTY CORP

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AKF | CON EDISON | COSENTINI ASSOCIATES | ITRON | JAROS, BAUM & BOLLES | RELATED | TRANE | VORNADO REALTY TRUST

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ARUP | ATELIER TEN | BOSTON PROPERTIES | BROOKFIELD PROPERTIES | BURO HAPPOLD ENGINEERING | DAGHER ENGINEERING | JLL | KOHN PEDERSEN FOX ASSOCIATES | PELLI CLARKE PELLI ROBERT A.M. STERN ARCHITECTS | SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL | TISHMAN SPEYER

 
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