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WEEKLY NEWS

31 January 2018
 
 
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SAVE THE DATES: 2018 MEMBER RECEPTIONS

Mark your calendars! We're officially hosting our 2018 Member Receptions on the following dates:

Spring Reception | March 27 | UA Local Union 1

Summer Reception & Service Awards | June 5 | COOKFOX

Fall Reception | September 25 | Fisher and Paykel

Holiday Reception (Members-Only) | December 4 | Grohe

We're also pleased to announce that members can now purchase tickets to all four receptions at once and save 25 percent! Become a member today to take advantage of the discounted rate.

REGISTER FOR SPRING RECEPTION >

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EVENTS CALENDAR

 
 
 

Conquer the Energy Code: Commercial

2/13

9:00am - 5:00pm
Center for Architecture

Get familiar with the latest NYS energy code with training from sustainability experts, tailored toward commercial architects and engineers.

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Social Equity in the Built Environment

2/22

6:00pm - 9:00pm
ARUP

Presented through case studies, this discussion will highlight design strategies that can help NYC better integrate social equity into new and existing buildings.

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Conquer the Energy Code: Residential

2/23

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

Get familiar with the latest NYS energy code with training from sustainability experts, tailored toward residential architects and engineers.

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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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FEATURED CAMPAIGN FOR URBAN GREEN SPONSOR

 
 

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NEW SPONSOR BENEFIT: CONQUER THE CODE FOR LESS

Are you an employee of one of our Sponsor organizations?

We're now offering 20 percent off for employees of Silver, Gold and Platinum Sponsors and 15 percent off for Bronze, Sustaining and Small Business Sponsors.

Use your company email address and discount code: ECODEPLATINUM, ECODEGOLD, ECODESILVER, ECODEBRONZE, ECODESUSTAINING or ECODESMALLBIZ.

Interested in hosting a convenient, cost-effective, onsite course at your firm? Fill out our request form to learn more.

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HYPER-EFFICIENT BUILDING WORKSHOP

Local Law 31, which requires that new municipal buildings use 50 percent less energy, is expected to have a ripple effect across the city, driving change in the private sector.

To assist New York City's professional community as they work to meet new market demands, AIA New York and Urban Green are offering a series of workshops on the design of hyper-efficient buildings. Urban Green Members receive discounted admission.

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COMMUNITY

 

Adaptive Reuse for Education

Join the AIA New York Architecture for Education Committee as they discuss strategies in architectural and educational planning that can transform buildings intended for other purposes into vibrant environments for education. Learn how case studies as diverse as a residential townhouse, a commercial office building and a theological seminary became spaces for innovative learning.

February 7, 2018 | 6:00-8:00pm | NYC

DEMYSTIFYING PASSIVE HOUSE: IAQ

Presented by New York Passive House and the North American Passive House Network, the Demystifying Passive House series is designed to debunk the myths surrounding Passive House buildings. The first course will cover on indoor air quality, focusing on how building materials can help reduce the risks of indoor air pollutants.

February 21, 2018 | 9:00-11:00am | NYC

NYC RETROFIT ACCELERATOR: HANDS-ON TRAINING TO IMPROVE YOUR BUILDING

The NYC Retrofit Accelerator offers training to help property managers, superintendents and building maintainers make informed decisions about how to operate buildings efficiently, reduce costs and increase tenant comfort. Specialized courses are available in Heating and Air Sealing, Water Conservation and Plumbing and Energy Efficiency Electrical.

February 21 - March 1, 2018 | Queens, NY

 
 

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