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25 April 2018
 
 
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THE NEXT FRONTIER FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT PRODUCTS

There's no shortage of undeveloped ideas for efficient technologies that buildings could use today... so why aren’t they on the NYC market already? 

Our latest report looks into this disconnect between product manufacturers and building owners, managers, and designers. We also identify six technologies that are market-ready based on demand, ease of implementation and cost-effectiveness for buildings in New York.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

 
 
 

Urban Cellular Agriculture: The Meaty Truth

5/1

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Project Farmhouse

Cellular Agriculture produces real animal-based materials and products without the animals. What might this emerging industry look like in NYC?

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Conquer the Energy Code: Residential

5/15

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

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

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EMERGING PROFESSIONALS VOLUNTEER DAY

5/23

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Battery Park

Get your hands dirty with Urban Green's Emerging Professionals and the American Society of Landscape Architects at The Battery Urban Farm. Attendance is free.

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CITIES & THE FUTURE OF NEGATIVE EMISSIONS

5/30

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Fisher & Paykel

Direct Air Capture (DAC) technologies convert atmospheric carbon into stable forms. Panelists will explore potential applications of DAC in cities.

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SETTING THE TABLE FOR CLEANER MEAT

On our blog this week, learn more about the movement behind our upcoming event, Urban Cellular Agriculture: The Meaty Truth.

Chris Neidl of Brooklyn SolarWorks discusses various methods for reducing the stress that meat production puts on our environment and shares why he's optimistic about "clean meat."

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THE 2018 SUSTAINABILITY SURVEY

We hope you'll take 15 minutes to complete our 2018 Sustainability Survey! Your valuable input will inform strategic decisions, shape educational events and drive how we engage our network.

When you submit your response, you'll also be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card.



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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

A sincere thank you to all who made a donation to Urban Green this Earth Day! We are grateful to you and to all the funders who make our work possible.

We would also like to thank our new and renewing sponsors: SL Green Realty (Platinum); Jaros Baum & Bolles (Gold); Atelier Ten, COOKFOX Architects, KPF, SOM, and Tishman Speyer (Silver); Beyer Blinder Belle, FXCollaborative, Goldman Sachs, Lendlease, One Lux Studio, and Thornton Thomasetti (Bronze); Benjamin Moore, Bright Power, CALMAC, En-Power Group, and Steven Winter Associates (Sustaining); and Curbside (Small Business).

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COMMUNITY

 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FINANCING: POLICY LANDSCAPE AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS

Presented by the New York Bar Association, this two-hour informational program will provide an overview of the current state- and city-level policy and regulatory landscape for energy efficiency projects. A panel of experts and practitioners will explore how to finance energy efficiency projects in today's dynamic environment, including key sources for funds, major challenges encountered and lessons learned.

May 1, 2018 | 9:00-11:00am | NYC

 
 

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SILVER

ARUP

ATELIER TEN

COOKFOX ARCHITECTS

DAGHER ENGINEERING

JLL

KOHN PEDERSEN FOX ASSOCIATES

 

 

PELLI CLARKE PELLI ARCHITECTS

ROBERT A.M. STERN ARCHITECTS

SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL

TISHMAN SPEYER

 

 
 

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