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WEEKLY NEWS

8 FEBRUARY 2017
 
 
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HOW GREEN IS YOUR COOP?

We're excited to announce that Metered.nyc has been updated with 2014 benchmarking data and now features Energy Star ratings for residential buildings! This means that New Yorkers can find out how their coop or apartment building ranks in energy and water usage. Learn more about the new data with Research Manager Sean Brennan on our blog.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

 
 
 

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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Conquering the Energy Code: Residential

2/23

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

Get up to speed on the residential requirements of the new NYS energy code for architects and engineers with training from sustainability experts.

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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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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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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: AMANDA LANGWEIL

Meet Amanda Langweil, licensed architect with over 13 years of experience and an Urban Green Member since 2007. Serving her third year on our Monthly Programs Committee, Amanda's expertise has helped diversify our programs to cover more industries and reach a broader base in New York City.

Read about her journey into sustainable design and learn about her new role as Design Manager at Gensler on our website.

MEET AMANDA
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NYSERDA R&D: BUILDING PRODUCTS

You can help NYSERDA build the tools for tomorrow! Evaluate 20 potential new products for development in a short survey. Be part of this critical product R&D and join a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card.

TAKE THE SURVEY
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COMMUNITY

 

NYS DEC: Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants

The Department of Environmental Conservation's Office of Environmental Justice has awarded more than $4 million in 121 grants to organizations statewide that have made exceptional improvements in low-income and minority communities.

Apply Online | Due February 28

ThinkEco: Power Perks

Save energy this summer through a NYSERDA-sponsored program for residents in master-metered apartment buildings. Sign up to earn rewards and receive a free Internet of Things (IoT) device that allows remote control over your AC units through a smartphone app. For more information, check out the website or contact Justine Li.

 
 

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