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17 July 2019
 
 
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GET LEED GA ACCREDITED


With the passage of NYC’s Local Law 97, the imperative to reduce energy use in buildings has never been greater.

Our day-long LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Workshop on September 13 is perfect for anyone who needs to stay ahead of the sustainability curve. This engaging workshop will provide you with the information and strategies you need to become a LEED GA, a respected industry credential.

Register today to reserve your seat!


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Waste Design Advice

7/22

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Project Farmhouse

A panel of building operators will explore how designers can create more functional and effective waste streams that encourage waste reduction.

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Conquer the Energy Code: Residential

7/23

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

Get familiar with the NYS energy code and earn 7 PDHs at this day-long training, designed specifically for residential architects and engineers.

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Javits Center Green Roof Tour

7/25

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Javits Center

Join us for a tour of the second-largest green roof in the US! It has contributed to a 26 percent reduction in the Javits Center's annual energy consumption.

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Emerging Professionals Happy Hour

8/7

6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Delancy

Join Urban Green’s Emerging Professionals for our August happy hour! Catch up with colleagues and meet new young professionals in sustainability.

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DESIGNING BETTER WASTE STREAMS

To achieve zero waste we have to design for zero waste.

On July 22 a panel of building operators will share how design faults can lead to challenges for collecting, transporting and storing waste streams. Attendees will gain new insights into how to create more functional and sustainable waste systems in their buildings.


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GLOBAL CLIMATE EFFICIENCY TRADING

On July 16, Urban Green hosted the first-ever Climate Efficiency Trading committee meeting.

Over the coming months, these leading experts will identify key efficiency trading program design questions and policy approaches for NYC, which will inform the carbon trading study required by Local Law 97 of 2019.

To learn more about this initiative and committee, visit our website and read the blog.


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EVENT PHOTOS NOW AVAILABLE

Photos from our 2019 Conference and Summer Member Reception are now available online!

Visit Urban Green's Flickr to view and download the photos.


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COMMUNITY

 

Designing New York: Prefabrication in the Public Realm

There is growing interest in modular, prefabricated design and construction. But can this type of design work in New York City while also having a positive impact in the public realm? Join AIA New York on July 23 for a panel discussion about the implemention of prefabicated designs.


July 23 | New York City

 
 

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