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WEEKLY NEWS

29 MARCH 2017
 
 
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SPRING MEMBER RECEPTION

It’s finally warming up, and we’re gearing up for our Spring Member Reception next week! Expand your network and catch up with friends over drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the sleek Shaw Contract showroom overlooking Union Square. And if you renew or become a member today you will receive free admission to the event—plus an additional six months of membership!

Guests who registered for March 14 have been automatically added to the April 3 list and do not need to register again. Please contact Bea Mora with any questions.

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Spring Member Reception

4/3

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shaw Contract

See what's coming up for Urban Green and connect with 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

4/6

9:00am - 5:00pm
Urban Green Council

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

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EP Volunteer Day: Park Beautification

4/15

10:00am - 1:00pm
East River Park

Urban Green Emerging Professionals (EP) will join the Lower East Side Ecology Center in beautifying the East River Park. Open to members only.

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UN HQ Report: The Carbon Case for Retrofits

4/24

6:00pm - 8:00pm
ARUP

Join Michael Adlerstein, John Amatruda and Kris Baker as they share groundbreaking findings from their study of carbon savings at the newly renovated UN HQ.

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EP Volunteer Day: Park Beautification

Urban Green Emerging Professionals is partnering with the Lower East Side Ecology Center to beautify the East River Park. Get your hands dirty and meet other green building professionals through a community worthwhile project.

This event is open to members only.

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Thank You to Our Leadership Level Members!

Stewards: Bruce Beckwith | Fiona Cousins | James Gainfort

Supporters: Peter Brotherton | Christopher Erikson Jr. | Julie Hiromoto | Kevin McPhee | Paul Roberts | Steven Schleider | Wolfgang Werner

Our Leadership Level members make an important financial contribution to Urban Green by contributing $250 or more annually. Their ongoing support funds our cutting-edge research, education and policy initiatives all year. Visit our website for a full list of members. For more information on benefits and how you can join this instrumental community, contact us today.

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COMMUNITY

 

Rebuilding or relocating: How to respond to climate change

In this year's Happold Foundation Lecture, Harriet Tregoning—recognized as Obama’s chief resilience officer—explores the physical and social consequences of climate change on coastal cities and compares the community responses in Louisiana or Alaska with those in New York City and the northeast.

April 5 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | NYC

Facades+ NY

Facades+ showcases the latest information and projects involving high-performance building enclosures in a day-long symposium followed by a day of hands-on workshops. Featuring a range of speakers, the event bridges industry, academia, the building profession, operations and ownership.

April 6 - 7 | 8:00 am - 5:30 pm | NYC

Northeast Summit for a Sustainable Built Environment (NESSBE)

Organized by the Connecticut Green Building Council and the Living Building Challenge: Connecticut Collaborative, the NESSBE summit will focus on how the built environment can promote and support human health and wellbeing.

April 28 - 29 | New Haven, CT

 

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