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WEEKLY NEWS

25 JANUARY 2017
 
 
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BENCHMARKING BOOMS ACROSS U.S.

If the future of clean energy and energy efficiency seems less than rosy at the national level, it’s a pleasure to relay some great news from America’s cities. Policy Director Laurie Kerr highlights the remarkable progress on energy efficiency policy in City Energy Project cities over recent months—including the expansion of square footage (shown in millions above) covered by building benchmarking laws.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

 
 
 

0 by 2030: Eliminating Waste to Landfills

2/7

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

Dig into local initiatives and case studies with waste experts to identify challenges and best practices for reaching zero waste by 2030 in NYC.

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Visionary Responses to Climate Change

2/8

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Center for Arch.

Explore two major projects addressing climate change in NYC: the Dryline storm barrier designed by BIG and the establishment of the Climate Museum.

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Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial

2/10

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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Stop the Greenwashing: Anthony Malkin

2/28

9:00am - 10:00am
NYC School of Law

Talk lessons learned from retrofits like the Empire State Building and how to inspire more owners to implement meaningful energy efficiency improvements.

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NYSERDA R&D: BUILDING PRODUCTS

Calling all building professionals! Help NYSERDA evaluate 20 potential new products for development in a short survey. Your participation is key to guiding product R&D and enters you in a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card.

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Join our Team!

We're looking for a Communications Associate who is sustainability-driven and web-savvy to help spread the word about our work. Applications are also still open for our spring internships. See details and apply soon!

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COMMUNITY

 

Green Light: Lighting Codes & Regulations

Join a four-part training series on lighting retrofits: Green Light. Get the information you need to execute successful lighting retrofits from regulatory considerations and technology selection, to the development of the right retrofit strategy.

February 13 & 14 | 9:00 am to 11:00 am | Building Energy Exchange

Humanscale: Living Product Challenge

Learn how dedication to a net positive future has pushed Humanscale to become the first company to complete the Living Product Challenge.

February 16 | 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Humanscale

NYSERDA: Openings at RetrofitNY

NYSERDA's RetrofitNY program is seeking a Housing Market Development Lead and a Project Manager to join the team in their NYC office. RetrofitNY aims to revolutionize the building retrofit industry in New York starting with the affordable housing sector.

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