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WEEKLY NEWS

18 April 2018
 
 
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CELEBRATE EARTH DAY!

This Earth Day, take action to fight climate change with a tax-deductible gift to Urban Green. Your donation supports our innovative research, groundbreaking educational programming and collaborative policy work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the city’s biggest source—buildings.

As a non-profit organization, Urban Green is funded by contributions from people like you. To show our gratitude, we're offering a free tote bag to donors of $25 or more and inclusion in the Trust for Urban Green for those who contribute $1,000 or more.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

 
 
 

Open EP Committee Meeting

4/25

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Arup

Meet current EP Committee members and learn about planning, activities and roles as you mingle with other young professionals.

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Urban Cellular Agriculture: The Meaty Truth

5/1

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Project Farmhouse

Cellular Agriculture produces real animal-based materials and products without the animals. What might this emerging industry look like in NYC?

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Conquer the Energy Code: Commerical

5/9

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

Get familiar with the latest NYS energy code with training from sustainability experts, tailored toward commercial architects and engineers.

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CITIES & THE FUTURE OF NEGATIVE EMISSIONS

5/30

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Battery Park Urban Farm

Direct Air Capture (DAC) technologies convert atmospheric carbon into stable forms. Panelists will explore potential applications of DAC in cities.

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TAKE A TOUR OF DELOS HQ

Delos’ new headquarters is WELL Certified Platinum—but also pursuing LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge Petal certification.

Join Delos' Director, Janna Wandzilak, as she shares how the space is meeting rigorous health and sustainability goals through some of the highest building certification standards available today.

This is a Members-only tour. Not a Member? Join or renew today!

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HOW ARE WE DOING?

Help us improve our programs and outreach by completing our 2018 Community Survey!

You'll be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card when you submit your confidential responses, which we'll use to inform strategic decisions, shape educational events and drive how we engage our network (that's you)!

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COMMUNITY

 

FAÇADES+ NYC

This two-day conference examines the fast-paced evolution of facade technology—with a focus on NYC. Join world-class experts on enclosure design, research, manufacturing and delivery as they address new perspectives on building skins and explores innovative, sustainable design practices. Nico Kienzl, Urban Green Board Member and Director of Atelier Ten, will be among those featured.

April 19-20, 2018 | NYC

WOMEN IN GREEN BREAKFAST

The Women in Green breakfast is open to all women working in the field of sustainability. Hosted at the Inscape New York Showroom, this event will include food, mingling and brief remarks from professionals in the industry regarding the intersection of sustainability and health.

April 26, 2018 | 8:00-10:00am | NYC

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FINANCING: POLICY LANDSCAPE AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS

Presented by the New York Bar Association, this two-hour informational program will provide an overview of the current state- and city-level policy and regulatory landscape for energy efficiency projects. A panel of experts and practitioners will explore how to finance energy efficiency projects in today's dynamic environment, including key sources for funds, major challenges encountered and lessons learned.

May 1, 2018 | 9:00-11:00am | NYC

 
 

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