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WEEKLY NEWS

2 May 2018
 
 
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FOR EFFICIENT PRODUCTS, DIALOGUE MATTERS

Which efficient products does the New York construction industry want? And why can't they find them on the New York market?

Our latest report highlights six sustainable products that New York decision-makers want. While conducting research, we found that there was a key gap between the people making new products and the people who might buy them. On our blog this week, we explore why that lack of communication exists and how we can begin to address it.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

 
 
 

Conquer the Energy Code: Commerical

5/23

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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EMERGING PROFESSIONALS VOLUNTEER DAY

5/23

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Battery Park

Get your hands dirty with Urban Green's Emerging Professionals and the American Society of Landscape Architects at The Battery Urban Farm. Attendance is free.

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MAKING MATERIALS TRANSPARENCY CLEAR

5/24

6:00pm - 8:00pm
BBB

This panel will help attendees better understand and communicate the process of selecting and procuring safe building products.

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THE FUTURE OF NEGATIVE EMISSIONS

5/30

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

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

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CAN CARBON DIOXIDE REMOVAL SAVE THE WORLD?

On May 30, Urban Green is bringing together key experts to dicuss New York's potenital applications for direct air capture (DAC), a range of emerging technologies that draw and convert atmospheric carbon into stable forms.

To learn more about DAC before the event, read The New Yorker's feature explaining how carbon dioxide removal could become a trillion-dollar industry.

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THE 2018 SUSTAINABILITY SURVEY

We hope you'll take 15 minutes to complete our 2018 Sustainability Survey! Your valuable input will inform Urban Green's strategic decisions, shape educational events and drive how we engage our network.

When you submit your response, you'll also be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card.



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APPOINTMENTS TO OUR BOARD

Urban Green is pleased to announce the following appointments to our Board of Directors. Please join us in welcoming:

Director
Cecil Scheib, New York University

Ex-Officio Directors
Janet Joseph, NYSERDA
Robert Lurie, New York Power Authority

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COMMUNITY

 

MASS TIMBER: BENEFITS & BARRIERS

Mass timber is quickly becoming a viable construction option for tall buildings due to its strength, beauty and carbon sequestration potential. Join AIANY COTE to hear from a diverse panel of professionals as they discuss the opportunities, challenges and attributes of this exciting design trend.

May 10, 2018 | 6:00-8:00pm | NYC

 
 

PLATINUM

CARRIER CORPORATION

NY POWER AUTHORITY

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SL GREEN REALTY CORP

VORNADO REALTY TRUST

 

GOLD

AKF

CON EDISON

COSENTINI ASSOCIATES

JAROS, BAUM & BOLLES

 

SILVER

ARUP

ATELIER TEN

COOKFOX ARCHITECTS

DAGHER ENGINEERING

JLL

KOHN PEDERSEN FOX ASSOCIATES

 

 

PELLI CLARKE PELLI ARCHITECTS

ROBERT A.M. STERN ARCHITECTS

SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL

TISHMAN SPEYER

 

 
 

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