On February 26, learn how to make buildings more efficient, healthy and resilient at GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green!
This engaging course is designed for a range of operations, real estate, construction and design professionals and will provide participants with an understanding of everything that goes into constructing high-performance buildings. GPRO Fundamentals qualifies for four AIA and GBCI CE credits, and students who pass the online exam will earn the GPRO Fundamentals certificate.
Are you a young professional looking to take the next step in your career, but uncertain about how to navigate a challenging job market?
Join us on March 10 for our EP Resume Workshop! Learn how to prepare a resume that reflects the knowledge, education and skills necessary for the jobs you're seeking. Get helpful tips and tricks, and come prepared with your own resume to share!
Ever wondered what happens to your recyclables after you leave them at the curb? On February 26, join us for a virtual tour of Sims Municipal Recycling, the cornerstone of NYC's curbside recycling program.
Get an up-close look at SMR's materials recovery facility in Brooklyn, which processes the largest volume of metal, plastic and glass in North America. The tour will include a live Q&A session, so come get answers to all your recycling-based questions!
On February 8, the New York League of Conservation Voters hosted their 2021 NYC Candidate School. The virtual event was an opportunity for candidates for City Council, Borough President, Comptroller and Mayor to hear from experts on the pressing issues of waste management and building emissions.
Urban Green's Associate Director of Policy Chris Halfnight joined the panel and spoke to the candidates about efforts to advance decarbonization in NYC (1:08-1:19).
Since its completion in 1951, the United Nations Headquarters in NYC has stood as one of the most recognizable buildings in the world. In 2005, the UN announced a $2 billion renovation of the complex, opting to retrofit the existing buildings rather than demolish and rebuild. Tomorrow, join the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization and UN Habitat for a discussion on how the UN project can serve as a model for sustainable retrofits.