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WEEKLY NEWS

8 MARCH 2017
 
 
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STOP THE GREENWASHING

According to Anthony Malkin, "unless a building is colored green, it shouldn't be called green." Last week, Cecil Scheib joined the CEO of Empire State Realty Trust in a discussion about the green building industry and reforms needed to implement meaningful energy reduction. Read Cecil's take on the conversation on our blog.

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Spring Member Reception

3/14

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shaw Contract

See what's coming up for Urban Green and connect with new colleagues and friends over drinks and hors d'oeuvres at our first reception of the year.

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Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial

3/16

9:00am - 5:00pm
Center for Arch.

Catch up with the new NYS energy code with training from sustainability experts, tailored toward commercial architects and engineers.

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Innovations in Biophilic Design

3/21

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

Explore the science behind biophilic design and its practical implementation in NYC projects. Join us for a lively discussion and night of networking.

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Light Your Way Forward

3/27

6:00pm - 8:00pm
USAI Showroom

Join us for a discussion on innovations in lighting systems as they relate to wellness, energy savings, circadian rhythm and biophilic design.

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Spring Member Reception

We are excited to ring in Spring with our first Member Reception of the year. Catch up with us over drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the sleek Shaw Contract showroom overlooking Union Square.

Renew or become a member today and you will receive free admission to the event—plus an additional six months of membership!

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An Urban Green Match

Members Rachel Goldfarb, a senior designer at LB Architects, and Roberto Talavera, a mechanical and energy engineer at AKF Group, first met in 2010 at an Urban Green event. We are excited to share that last week, the couple were married at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in Nolita.

We would like to congratulate the happy couple on their union and wish them all the best!

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COMMUNITY

 

New York Build Expo

See Urban Green Council's Ellen Honigstock speak at the Sustainability Summit on day one of the expo. With over 70 conferences and 150 exhibitors, this two-day event features a wide range of conference sessions focusing on the very latest industry developments in sustainability, infrastructure, real estate, health & safety, government & regulation, digital construction and architecture. Free to attend.

March 15 to 16 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm | NYC

LANY Launch Party

Celebrate the launch of Living Architecture New York (LANY) with an evening of food and drink. LANY is a group of dedicated citizens advocating and educating for policies, incentives, and direct investment to dramatically accelerate the implementation and maintenance of green walls and green roofs in the New York Metro area.

March 15 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | NYC

Building Simulation: BIM to SIM

Building simulation allows easy comparison of the energy and environmental performance of many hundreds of design or retrofit options. This presentation will explore building performance simulation fundamentals, Building Information Modeling, key simulation programs, as well as compare underlying methodologies.

March 28| 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm | NYC

 

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