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20 May 2020
 
 
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URBAN GREEN LIVE: REDUCING CARBON DOWN UNDER

Cities around the world are aiming to cut carbon from buildings. As we begin this massive transformation in NYC, we look to our global peers to share innovative ideas and solutions.

On May 27, join us for Episode 3 of Urban Green Live featuring Davina Rooney, CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia. Rooney and Urban Green CEO John Mandyck will discuss global sustainability trends, including embodied carbon and the World Green Building Council's Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment.


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ZERO WASTE WITH TRUE

5/21

10:00am - 11:00am
Online

Experienced design professionals will discuss the importance of zero waste design and lessons from the TRUE Zero Waste certification program.

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EP HAPPY HOUR

5/28

6:00pm - 7:30am
Online

Join Urban Green's Emerging Professionals for our second virtual happy hour. Catch up with friends and colleagues over drinks in your own home!

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GPRO Fundamentals

6/4

9:00am - 5:00pm
Online

Learn about sustainable buildings and strategies to make any building more efficient, comfortable and resilient! This course is ideal for any building professional.

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Crushing the NYC Code: Commercial

6/9

9:00am - 5:00pm
Online

Get up to speed on the new 2020 NYC energy code at this engaging day-long online training, designed for commercial building professionals. Approved for 7 CEUs.

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LATEST NEWS

 
 

BUILDING TOWARDS A LOW-CARBON GRID

Statewide climate targets are driving New York to a low-carbon electrical grid. On February 27, four experts joined Urban Green and discussed how buildings can adapt to this changing grid.

Missed the event? Read our event recap to learn about the different technologies that buildings are deploying to lower electrical demand and shift loads.

And we'll continue the conversation at our livestream conference on June 17, Greening the Grid: Getting Renewables to NYC. Don't miss the power event of the year! Register here and find out about conference sponsorship opportunities here.


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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: BRANDING YOURSELF ON LINKEDIN

Are you looking to launch your career or take a new step forward?

Join Urban Green's Emerging Professionals for the first workshop in our new Career Development series. On May 22, an experienced sustainability recruiter will discuss trends in the job market and help attendees understand how to create engaging profiles on job sites.

Space is limited, so sign up today!


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CEO JOHN MANDYCK DISCUSSES FOOD WASTE

Food waste was a major global problem before COVID-19, squandering valuable resources and contributing to climate change. And recent disruptions have only increased the amount of food that we throw away.

Urban Green CEO John Mandyck, author of the book Food Foolish, discussed how we can reduce food waste on Public Radio's Living on Earth show. Listen to the segment to learn more!


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COMMUNITY

 

PASSIVE HOUSE 2020 CONFERENCE

Join North America Passive House Network for their annual conference, presented virtually on Wednesday afternoons from June 24 until July 29. Throughout the month, participants from across the country will share the latest Passive House developments, including how COVID-19 and climate change will impact building design.


Wednesdays, June 24 - July 29 | Online

Buildings of Excellence: Housing Communities

Join NYSERDA and BE-Ex for a talk featuring Buildings of Excellence winners Bushwick Alliance and HELP ONE. Panelists from the projects will discuss how they implemented innovative low-carbon technologies and how building tenants will benefit.


May 27 | Online

 
 

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