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June 18, 2019
Kimmel Center for University Life
Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor
60 Washington Square Park South
New York, New York 10012
Registration Page: https://www.urbangreencouncil.org/2019conference
New York City Council just passed the most ambitious climate legislation for buildings enacted by any city in the world. This historic law sets tough carbon emissions caps for energy use in NYC’s largest buildings starting in 2024. The new legislation impacts about 50,000 buildings and will lead to thousands of building retrofits each year.
To comply with these regulations, building retrofits will have to occur on a scale never before experienced in NYC—or anywhere else.
Retrofitting to Scale will explore solutions for NYC and other metro areas. What are the barriers to upgrading buildings now? What must change to make scaling retrofits feasible? What business opportunities will emerge? We will explore these questions over three thought-provoking sessions.
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ABOUT URBAN GREEN COUNCIL
The mission of Urban Green Council is to transform NYC buildings for a sustainable future. We help New York City and State develop cutting-edge policy, we educate a broad range of professionals, and we research solutions that drive the sustainability conversation locally and nationally. By working with both government and industry, we leverage our effectiveness. Urban Green pursues activities that have scalable impact: We focus exclusively on buildings, which account for 66 percent of New York City’s carbon emissions.