September 29, 2021
NEXT WEEK: THE URBAN GREEN GALA

The 2021 Urban Green Gala is just a week away, and time is running out to secure your tickets to the green building party of the year! On October 6, mingle with friends and enjoy specialty cocktails while watching the sunset over the Hudson River.

We're excited to celebrate the past year's successes and look ahead to what the future holds for New York City's green building community. And for the first time ever, we will be awarding the Héctor Figueroa Leadership Award, which honors the life and legacy of the late Héctor Figueroa, a sustainability champion in New York City and Urban Green board member.

Tickets will be on sale until Friday, October 1, so secure your spot at this limited-capacity event today!

Please note, effective September 13, all indoor dining in NYC—including private events—are requiring proof of vaccination from all attendees.


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EVENTS CALENDAR

EP VIRTUAL NETWORKING AND MENTORSHIP
9/30 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking to expand your network and meet colleagues in sustainability, architecture, design and policy? Tomorrow, join Urban Green's Emerging Professionals for a speed networking and mentoring event.

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2021 URBAN GREEN GALA
10/6 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The 2021 Urban Green Gala is just one week away! We're excited to welcome everybody back in person for an evening of drinks, hors d'oeuvres and networking at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. Learn more about sponsorship oportunities.

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GPRO OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE ESSENTIALS
10/6 - 10/8 | 9:00am - 1:00pm

Learn strategies to reduce building energy use while increasing tenant comfort and health at this three-day online course. Ideal for property managers and building staff.

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LOCAL LAW 97:
ALL THE BASICS
10/19 | 10:00am - 11:00am

Learn all the basics of NYC’s groundbreaking buildings emissions law! We'll cover the fundamentals of LL97 and what it means for the retrofit market, followed by an audience Q&A.

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LATEST NEWS

WASTE IN THE WORKPLACE

Effective waste management in commercial buildings reduces pollution and improves occupant health. So why is it such a challenge?

On October 14, join us for a discussion on how you can achieve buy-in on waste reduction at all levels of your organization. Expert panelists will explain how facilities managers can drive interest and improve participation from tenants, administrators and decision-makers through clever change management techniques and other low-cost solutions.

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LOCAL LAW 97: ALL THE BASICS

New to Local Law 97? Join us on October 19 and learn the basics of NYC’s groundbreaking buildings emissions law and its latest developments, including the potential impact of expanded renewables coming to NYC. Urban Green CEO John Mandyck and Policy Director Chris Halfnight will get you up to speed, and then take your questions for 30 minutes.

This webinar is complimentary for Sponsor Members, Organizational Members, Leadership Level Members and Members of the Trust for Urban Green. 


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GPRO OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE

Join us October 6-8 for GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials.

Offered in three half-day sessions, this course provides property managers and building staff with strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health. GPRO O&M qualifies for 12 AIA, GBCI and PDH CE credits, and students who pass the online exam will earn the GPRO O&M certificate.


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NEW GREEN POWER FOR NYC

Last week, Governor Kathy Hochul announced a groundbreaking green energy infrastructure project to power New York City with wind, solar and hydropower from Upstate New York and Canada. Through NYSERDA's Tier 4 solicitation, awards to Clean Path NY and Champlain Hudson Power Express will provide over 18 million MWh of renewable energy to NYC each year.

On October 27, join us to find out more about these winning proposals. Their developers will provide project overviews as well as construction timelines and the economic, environmental and community benefits of each. 


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COMMUNITY

GETTING TO ZERO FORUM

The Getting to Zero Forum features a broad cross-section of stakeholders focused on ambitious building efficiency goals to reach net zero energy and net zero carbon. The 2021 Forum will attract more than 800 leading policymakers, design professionals, building owners, systems manufacturers and commercial real estate experts over three days.

October 27-29, 2021 | New York Marriott Marquis

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ATELIER TEN | BROOKFIELD PROPERTIES COSENTINI ASSOCIATES | DAIKIN | KOHN PEDERSEN FOX ASSOCIATES | OTISPELLI CLARKE PELLI | RELATEDSKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL | TISHMAN SPEYER

 
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