Low-cost financing is on the way to help unlock the $20 billion retrofit market opportunity created by Local Law 97! New York City's PACE program is close to launch, and final rules and guidelines are expected in the coming weeks for a program that will help NYC building owners pay for the upfront costs of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects—driving down carbon emissions while saving owners money.
April showers bring May flowers...and Urban Green's first virtual Member Reception of 2021!
On April 6, connect with friends in the green building community, meet new colleagues and see what Urban Green has planned in 2021. Not a member? Join or renew today and become a part of NYC's leading green building nonprofit.
Calling all building professionals! Join us from March 24-26 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.
What does the future of federal policy look like for building retrofits and energy efficiency?
On March 23, join us for a new episode of Urban Green Live! Urban Green CEO John Mandyck will be joined by ACEEE Executive Director Steve Nadel to discuss how federal policy surrounding efficiency and sustainability could be affected by political shifts in Washington, D.C.
Thermal bridge calculations are no longer just for Passive House. Identifying and modeling thermal bridges is quickly becoming an important part of North American building codes, too. On March 18, join the AIA Committee on the Environment for a presentation that will provide an overview of European (ISO) standards related to thermal bridges.
A circular economy has the potential to transform industries and redesign urban living. From March 22-28, Circular City Week New York will provide professionals across a range of industries a chance to share knowledge about different approaches to circularity. Learn from international pioneers, hear from local change makers and discover ways to get involved in the future of circularity!