As the COVID-19 pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of daily life, how can building owners adapt their operations to facilitate safe workplace re-openings? On October 14, the Cross-Learning Alliance hosted the second of a three-part virtual speaker series that answered this and other COVID-related building questions.
Can a city of over eight million really switch to renewable power? Urban Green Council’s 2020 conference, Unlocking the Grid: Getting Renewables to NYC, explored just that. Aiming to bridge the divide between skepticism and aspiration, experts across four panels discussed the advancements and impediments to NYC’s renewable future.
The city’s latest benchmarking data set provides the first-ever look at medium buildings’ energy use and emissions, and reveals that medium multifamily properties are more energy and carbon intensive than larger ones.