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WEEKLY NEWS

21 February 2018
 
 
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AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS: NOT JUST A PIPE DREAM

At our February 6 event, The Future of Domestic Hot Water in NYC, experts discussed the promise and the challenges of using air source heat pumps to heat NYC's water. And while the panelists admitted there were indeed barriers to overcome, they ultimately agreed that New Yorkers should start thinking seriously about heat pumps today.

To learn more about how air source heat pumps work, where New York City stands now, and the road to 80x50, check out the event recap on our blog.

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Investigating Energy Loss

3/8

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shaw Contract


This building 'forensics' investigation will identify common signs of energy loss and missed opportunities for efficiency in existing multifamily buildings.

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Materials Transparency

3/13

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Mohawk Group


Take a deeper look at the benefits and complications of the green building rating systems that are leading the charge on materials transparency.

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Spring Member Reception

3/27

6:00pm - 8:00pm
UA Local Union 1


Join us for the first Member Reception of the year at the Plumbers Local 1 Union Hall. Hors d'oeuvres, drinks and tours of the facility will be provided.

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Zone Greener: Part 1

4/3

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Center for Architecture

The first in a two-part series on potential updates that would "green" the Zoning Resolution, this event will focus on building better walls.

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SPRING MEMBER RECEPTION

Don't miss our first Member Reception of the year on March 27, hosted at the UA Local 1 Union Hall. Just one stop out of Manhattan on the 7 train, join us for drinks, snacks and tours of the Union's facility, including their blueberry farm and rainwater harvesting system.

This event is open to both members and non-members. Members—you can purchase tickets to all four receptions at once and receive 25 percent off! Choose the "2018 Package" ticket option.

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MATERIALS TRANSPARENCY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

By considering a building material's entire lifecycle, one can find new opportunities to reduce environmental impacts, conserve resources and reduce costs.

Many green building rating systems are looking to do just that. Join us on March 13 to learn about the benefits and complications of materials transparency-related rating systems, as well as relevant trends in the industry.

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COMMUNITY

 

Digitizing Building Systems: NANTUM

Join the Building Energy Exchange for Digitizing Building Systems: NANTUM®. This is the first in a two-part series on building operating systems. It will also feature a look at NYPA's New York Energy Manager (NYEM) and how these systems identify opportunities for energy savings using customers' energy data.

February 28, 2018 | 9:00-10:30am | NYC

GREEN ROOF PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Join Green Roofs for Healthy Cities for their Green Roof Professional (GRP) Training, where you will learn key elements of green roof design and installation, technical standards, product innovations and best practices. Urban Green has partnered with GRHC to offer a 10 percent discount to our network. Enter code "Partner10" at checkout.

February 28 - March 2, 2018 | NYC

WISE: A CONVERSATION WITH ALICIA BARTON

Join the Building Energy Exchange as they kick off the fourth year of their Women in Sustainability and Energy (WISE) series with a keynote event featuring Alicia Barton, president and CEO of the New York State Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).

March 2, 2018 | 8:30-10:30am | NYC

 
 

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