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WEEKLY NEWS

18 NOVEMBER 2015
 
 
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NEW HEIGHTS FOR PASSIVE HOUSE

Redefining the NYC skyline from design to operation, Cornell Tech's 26-story tower has overcome challenges such as navigating city codes and insulating 3,000 façade anchors. Hear how project leaders from Hudson Companies, Related, Handel Architects, and Steven Winter Associates are making the world's largest residential Passive House a reality on Roosevelt Island.

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Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial

11/19

9:00am - 5:00pm
BEEx

Learn how commercial architects and engineers can conquer the new NYS Energy Code with training from top sustainability experts.

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LL87 & LL88
Webinar

11/24

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Online

Join our free web training on how LL87 & LL88 compliance can cut costs, inform capital plans, and avoid tenant disruption.

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EP Holiday Party

12/4

6:30pm - 9:30pm
ReVision Lounge

Join our Emerging Professionals for an evening of improv games, drink specials, networking, and festive sweaters.

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The Air We Breathe: Brain Function and IEQ

12/17

4:00pm - 6:30pm
Center for Arch.

Learn about a Harvard study showing that better indoor environmental quality improves cognitive function and decision-making.

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Holiday Member Reception on Dec. 2

Don't miss our last reception of the year! Catch up with Urban Green over drinks and hors d'oeuvres at GROHE on Wednesday, December 2. Our Holiday Member Reception is open to past, present, and future members, so invite a colleague or two!

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Video: Treat Each Building Like a Patient

In the third and final installment of the Renewing Midtown panel at our 2015 conference, Markus Schulte of Arup details a case study of The Time Life Building to demonstrate how each "patient" should be evaluated individually to maximize energy savings. See the full presentation with Q & A on our website.

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A Gala to Remember

This year's Gala was one of our most memorable yet, featuring games, a live band, and incredible company, including 2015 honorees Chris Erikson (IBEW) and Rick Fedrizzi (USGBC), and guests from across the industry. Thank you to our guests and sponsors for supporting our work in building a greener New York!

Tag yourself in photos on our Facebook page and read Gala highlights on our blog.

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Join An Urban Green Committee: 11/30

Enjoy our events or love being a member? Help us create relevant and exciting public programming or make membership more rewarding by applying to join an Urban Green Committee. Applications are due November 30.

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COMMUNITY

 

Free Training: Resiliency & Infrastructure Protection with CHP

Learn how combined heat and power can boost building resilience and protect infrastructure; course includes lunch and a tour of an operating CHP system. Get on the waitlist for more upcoming trainings.

December 8 | Morning or Afternoon | Millenium Hilton

 

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