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WEEKLY NEWS

3 MAY 2017
 
 
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DON'T THROW AWAY OUR BUILDINGS

Reduce, Reuse... Retrofit? At last week's event, UN HQ Report: The Carbon Case for Retrofits the team behind the UN Capital Master Plan looked at the energy savings data behind the newly renovated United Nations Headquarters. Retrofitting this iconic structure wasn't simple—check out our blog for key takeaways from this massive project, as well as some of the creative solutions they used to increase efficiency.

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Conquering the Energy Code: Residential

5/11

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

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

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Emerging Professionals Happy Hour

5/17

6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Attic

Meet our Emerging Professionals Committee members, catch up with friends and mix with colleagues during Happy Hour at The Attic.

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Capturing Carbon in Urban Soil

6/2

8:30am - 10:30am
Arup

Hear from local experts about key sequestration concepts and the emerging research intended to increase the amount of carbon captured in urban soil.

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SUMMER MEMBER RECEPTION & SERVICE AWARDS

6/6

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

Join us for our special summer reception to recognize the incredible contributions of our volunteers over drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

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RECAP: PARK BEAUTIFICATION VOLUNTEER DAY

Check out our blog to see photo highlights from our recent EP Volunteer Day at East River Park. Urban Green members joined the Lower East Side Ecology Center as they planted native species and removed invasive weeds.


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EMERGING PROFESSIONALS HAPPY HOUR

Join Urban Green Emerging Professionals for a happy hour at The Attic Rooftop & Lounge in Midtown.

Take advantage of the warm weather and make new connections in the green community. Members and non-members welcome!


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COMMUNITY

 

Panelized Construction for Architects and Design Professionals

NYSERDA Multifamily Programs will host a day-long session highlighting how panelized building technology can be applied in cost-effective and energy-efficient capacities. Participants will hear from pioneers across the building industry who are successfully applying panelized construction to their projects.

May 9 | 9:00 am - 3:30 pm | NYC

WISE: Means & Methods - Pathways of Change

Building Energy Exchange presents the third year of WISE: Women in Sustainability and Energy, a lecture series and networking forum showcasing women leaders in the sustainability and energy fields. The first event will feature female professionals speaking about creating true change in the industry.

May 12 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am | NYC

BPCA ANNUAL MEETING

Catch up with the Building Performance Contractors Association (BPCA) at their annual conference for a day of technical training, policy updates and shared visions for the future. Expand your market niche and learn about the "next big thing" in building performance—plus, register for the Annual Meeting Dinner to network with colleagues and meet the new BPCA Directors.

May 20 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Albany, NY

 

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