November 10, 2021
URBAN GREEN LIVE: TACKLING FOOD WASTE

Urban Green Live will be back on November 18 with Dana Gunders, Executive Director of ReFED!

Dana is an expert on food systems and was one of the first people to raise the alarm about how much food goes unsold or uneaten across the country. In this Thanksgiving-themed episode, Dana and John will discuss food waste and its subsequent impacts on food security, the environment and the economy.


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EVENTS CALENDAR

GPRO CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
11/16 | 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

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REFRIGERATION CYCLE 101: THE KEY TO ELECTRIFICATION
11/30 | 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Learn the basic refrigeration principles that will help architects and non-engineers better understand heat pumps, refrigerants, environmental legislation and their importance in electrifying buildings.

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HOLIDAY MEMBER RECEPTION
12/2 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for our Holiday Member Reception! Connect with friends and colleagues in the green building industry over cocktails, appetizers and holiday cheer at the Fisher & Paykel Experience Center in Manhattan, and see what Urban Green has planned for 2022.

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NAVIGATING ENERGY INCENTIVES
12/8 | 10:00am - 11:00am

Join us at One Court Square to learn about New York’s most extensive electric-efficiency retrofit that made the skyscraper more efficient, resilient, and sustainable and qualified for additional energy-efficiency incentives from Con Edison.

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LATEST NEWS

REFRIGERATION: THE KEY TO ELECTRIFICATION

On November 30, learn all about how refrigerants, heat pumps and environmental legislation all contribute to electrifying buildings and setting them on a path towards decarbonization.

Created by ASHRAE New York and presented as part of the Cross Learning Alliance, this course explains the basic principles of refrigeration to help architects and non-engineers better understand how it contributes to electrification.


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NAVIGATING ENERGY INCENTIVES

One Court Square in Queens was New York’s most extensive electric-efficiency retrofit.

On December 8, j
oin us at One Court Square to learn more about this extensive electric retrofit. Speakers will answer questions and help designers, developers, building operators and managers understand how to take advantage of new smart technologies and economic incentives.

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92Y HONORS ELIZABETH LEBER

Urban Green Board Member Elizabeth Leber will be honored at the 92nd Street Y's Extraordinary Women Awards on November 17

The theme of this year's event is "Women Who Lead the Way," and Liz is being honored both for her success as an individual and the incredible example she has set designing and planning spaces for nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.


Congratulations, Liz, and thank you for your continued work for Urban Green!

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COMMUNITY

HEALTHY MATERIALS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Why should we care about material choices when designing affordable housing? At this panel discussion presented by AIA New York, learn about the toxins most commonly found in the indoor environment and how architects, designers, and builders can reduce exposure for vulnerable communities.

November 11, 2021 | Online

GREEN HOME NYC: HEAT PUMP FORUM

Join GreenHomeNYC at this month's forum event, focusing on the groundbreaking conversion of a 1-pipe, oil-fired steam heating system to individual heat pumps in a 95-year-old 10-unit building in New York City. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

November 17, 2021 | Online

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