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6 September 2017
 
 
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ELECTRIFICATION—WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA?

Urban Green's annual conference will examine the role that electrifying buildings could play in meeting NYC's 80 x 50 goal. But what is building electrification, and why is it so important? Our Executive Director explains.

Interested in delving deeper? Join us at The Auditorium on October 4.

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Emerging Professionals Career Fair

9/13

3:30pm - 6:00pm
City College

Looking for a job in sustainability? Present your skills to green leaders in architecture, engineering, real estate and interior design at this year's fair.

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Recycling from Floor to Ceiling

9/19

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shaw Contract

At the first of three events in our Managing Construction Waste series, discover key pre-demolition removal practices for carpet and ceiling tile.

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A MILEMARKER ON THE WAY TO 80x50

10/17

6:00pm - 8:00pm
32BJ

Are we on track to achieve 80 x 50? To find out, join Urban Green as we demystify trends in energy, water and emissions from NYC’s largest buildings.

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Urban Green 2017 Gala

11/1

6:00pm - 11:00pm
The Lighthouse

Join us in celebrating 15 years of Urban Green! This year's event will honor the work of Chris Ward of AECOM over hors d'oeuvres, gourmet food and an open bar.

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CAREER FAIR PANEL ANNOUNCED

Looking for a career in urban sustainability? The entry point is not always an obvious one.

Join us after our 2017 EP Career Fair at City College on September 13 to hear from professionals who have forged their own paths to establish themselves in New York’s green building scene.


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THE ROAD TO 80 X 50

Is New York City on track to reach 80 x 50?

To find out, join Urban Green on October 17 for A Milemarker on the Way to 80 x 50, where and a panel of experts will share their analysis of six years of benchmarking and audit data collected under Local Laws 84 and 87.


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URBAN GREEN 2017 GALA

Have you registered for the 2017 Urban Green Gala? This year marks our 15th anniversary, and we're celebrating the work of Chris Ward of AECOM over drinks, dinner and an exciting program!

Is your firm interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Bea Mora for more information.

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Managing Rent Regulated Property Energy Update

Compliance with a series of laws and regulations enacted in recent years can have a significant impact on a property owner’s ability to maintain and operate their building. Co-sponsored by Urban Green, this seminar will address cost-saving measures and provide updates regarding city policies, such as energy benchmarking requirements, conversions to natural gas, lighting upgrades and more.

September 14 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | NYC

A Not So Shocking Solution to Climate Change

Looking for a way to familiarize yourself with building electrification before our 2017 Conference? Join AIA New York for an overview of the state of 80x50 today, the transformation to a clean grid and advice for building designers on how to decarbonize designs through electrification.

September 18 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM | NYC

Building Energy NYC

Hosted by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, the BuildingEnergy NYC Conference + Trade Show is ideal for professionals and practitioners working on energy efficiency initiatives, high performance buildings and renewables. Not to be missed are three thought-provoking sessions featuring Urban Green's Ellen Honigstock, Laurie Kerr and Sean Brennan.

October 12 | 8:00am - 6:00pm | NYC

 
 

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