October 6, 2021
NEXT WEEK: GPRO CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Low-carbon, energy-efficient construction will play a critical role in meeting increasingly stringent local and national building performance goals. Urban Green's GPRO Construction Management course on October 13 covers sustainability best practices and actionable strategies for every phase of construction and how to avoid common mistakes.

Participants will take a one-day classroom training, followed by three online electives done at their own pace. This course is ideal for a range of construction professionals, including construction managers and experienced tradespeople.


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EVENTS CALENDAR

GPRO CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
10/13 | 9:00am - 5:00pm

Learn sustainability best practices and actionable strategies for every phase of construction and how to avoid common mistakes. This one-day virtual training is followed by three online electives done at students' own pace.

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REDUCING WASTE IN THE WORKPLACE
10/14 | 10:00am - 11:00am

Join us for a discussion on how you can achieve waste reduction at all levels of your organization. Expert panelists will explain how facilities managers can drive interest and improve participation from tenants and administrators.

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NEW GREEN POWER FOR NYC: TIER 4 WINNERS
10/27 | 10:00am - 11:30am

Newly announced awards to two renewable energy projects will provide over 18 million MWh of renewable energy to NYC each year. Join us to find out more about these winning proposals! 

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DESIGNING FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE
11/4 | 10:00am - 11:30am

Join us to learn the latest science on climate change in NYC and how it’s being used to inform resiliency planning through the city's Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines.

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LATEST NEWS

REDUCING 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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DESIGNING FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE

After being hit hard by Hurricanes Sandy and Ida, New York City is feeling the extreme weather effects of climate change. With such events projected to worsen in the coming years, it is critical that the city’s buildings and infrastructure withstand their effects.

On November 4, join us to learn the latest science on climate change in NYC and how it’s being used to inform resiliency planning. Speakers will highlight how the city is leading by example through enacting the New York City Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines for city-funded capital projects. They'll also show how some designers are already putting them to use.

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COMMUNITY

VERGE 21: THE CLIMATE TECH EVENT

Join leaders from the private and public sectors, utilities, investors and startups who are advancing solutions to address the climate crisis through five key markets: clean energy, sustainable mobility, carbon removal, regenerative food systems and resilient infrastructure. 

October 25-28, 2021 | Online

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CARRIER NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY

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AKF | COUNTERPOINTE SREJAROS, BAUM & BOLLES | SL GREEN REALTY CORP | TRANE | VORNADO REALTY TRUST

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

 
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