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WEEKLY NEWS

12 APRIL 2017
 
 
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CAN NYS POWER THE (REV)OLUTION?

NY State’s groundbreaking energy initiative, REV, promises to transform the energy system to make it cleaner, more resilient and affordable to all New Yorkers. Next week, John Rhodes, CEO of NYSERDA and a key leader in the development of REV, will share the expected outcomes of this plan.

But what makes REV truly revolutionary? Find out on our blog and join us on April 20 for Reforming the Energy Vision: A Conversation with John Rhodes.

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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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Reforming the energy vision

4/20

6:00pm - 8:00pm
32BJ SEIU

John Rhodes, CEO of NYSERDA, will discuss how REV and the Clean Energy Fund (CEF) can help to improve the environmental footprint of New York's buildings.

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Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial

4/21

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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UN HQ Report: The Carbon Case for Retrofits

4/24

6:00pm - 8:00pm
ARUP

Join CMP leaders Michael Adlerstein, John Amatruda and Kris Baker as they discuss their study of carbon savings at the newly renovated UN HQ.

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Why We Crave Biophilic Design

On March 21, experts from two firms leading the way in sustainable design shared key case studies and tips on how architects can better incorporate biophilic elements into their projects.

Missed this sold-out event? Don't worry — you can get the full scoop on our blog!


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As catalysts for change, cities drive the nation’s response to global warming, and Urban Green is at the forefront.

Make a tax-deductable gift to Urban Green this Earth Day to help us stay on the cutting edge of building research, policy and education. As a special thank you, we are giving free tote bags to the first 10 who donate $100 or more!

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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

We would like to welcome and thank our newest Platinum Level Sponsor, New York Power Authority (NYPA).

We would also like to thank our renewing sponsors, AKF Group LLC, Ashokan Water Services, Inc., ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions, Atelier Ten, Benjamin Moore, Delos Living LLC, Langan, One Lux Studio, SL Green Realty, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Syska Hennessy Group.

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COMMUNITY

 

AEE-NY APRIL MEETING: INTEGRATED HYBRID/DG AND BATTERIES

With increased interest in on-site power generation and storage, the New York Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE-NY) presents a panel on the latest NYS and NYC activities intended to support the installation of integrated distributed generation and battery storage.

April 18 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm | NYC

GreenHomeNYC April Forum: Sustainable Food Systems

The April GreenHomeNYC forum will feature expert opinions on designing and implementing more sustainable urban food systems. Sustainable management of organic materials will help NYC achieve its “0x30” goal to send zero waste to landfills by 2030.

April 19 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 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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