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WEEKLY NEWS

9 May 2018
 
 
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HELP NYC SCHOOLS EARN ENERGY STAR CERTIFICATION

We're excited to partner with the EPA on a unique volunteer opportunity that will benefit New York City schools.

With the help of registered architects and professional engineers, the EPA is providing cost-free, pro bono verifications to help the NYC Department of Education get more of their schools certified. If you're a liscensed professional, we hope you will participate. The project ends in June, so please sign up today!

LEARN MORE & SIGN UP >

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EVENTS CALENDAR

 
 
 

MAKING MATERIALS TRANSPARENCY CLEAR

5/24

6:00pm - 8:00pm
BBB

This panel will help attendees better understand and communicate the process of selecting and procuring safe building products.

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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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SUMMER MEMBER RECEPTION


6/5

6:00pm - 8:00pm
COOKFOX

Join us this summer to catch up with friends in the green building community and meet new colleagues over drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

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COOPER RECYCLING TALK + TOUR


6/7

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cooper Recycling

Back by popular demand, join Urban Green for a tour of this state-of the-art facility in Brooklyn. You'll get a firsthand look at the recycling process.

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DELOS HOSTS URBAN GREEN MEMBERS

Last week, Urban Green Members gathered for a tour of Delos' new headquarters in the meatpacking district.

Designed to meet the most stringent health and sustainability guidelines available, the space is WELL Certified Platinum and pursuing LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge Petal certification.

TAKE A PEEK INSIDE >
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MAKING MATERIALS TRANSPARENCY CLEAR

How can designers identify safe, responsibly-made materials? And how can they discuss these choices with colleagues and clients?

Our upcoming event, Making Materials Transparency Clear, hopes to clear up the confusion regarding materials transparency and provide clear criteria for procuring healthy, cost-effective products.

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THE 2018 SUSTAINABILITY SURVEY

Have you had a chance to take our 2018 Sustainability Survey?

The survey takes fewer than 15 minutes to complete, and your input will inform our strategic decisions, educational events and community engagement.

(Plus, you'll be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card!)

TAKE THE SURVEY >
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COMMUNITY

 

BIOMIMICRY FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION: THINK LIKE AN ECOSYSTEM

What lessons can we learn from the New York Botanical Gardens and the shorelines of the city’s largest park? During this professional training experience, which offers a mixture of lectures, hands-on activities and fields trips, attendees will learn how to apply "ecosystem intelligence" to social innovation.

June 12-14, 2018 | NYC

 
 

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