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NYC High Performance Buildings (4 of 4) Event Wrap-up

December 31, 2005

Fourth in a series of four panels that looked at New York City's high performance buildings.

The December 6, 2005 panel brought together key environmental, architectural, public and economic development policy makers, the "practical visionaries" who are transforming the City's built environment.

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Anatomy Of A Multifamily Retrofit
26 March

Join the conversation about how to get financing, incentives, approvals, contractors, etc. on a deep multifamily retrofit project in NYC. Project highlights include: 7,000 New Insulated Windows, 1,200 "Smart" Cozy Radiator Covers, Steam Trap Maintenance, Cogen (CHP) equipment refresh/rightsizing + more

Sponsor: NYC 2030 District

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 6-8 PM

Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street

Panelists: George Switzer Architect & Clinton Hill board member; , Time Equities; Steve Greenbaum, Charles H Greenthal; Dave Sachs, Director of Audits, Design & Implementation - Bright Power; Margaux Nguyen, Program Manager - ConEdison Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program

Moderator: Frank Maricic, Co-Chair - NYC 2030 District

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The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility
31 March

The Cooper Hewitt Museum presents 40 design projects inspired by the technologies that will change how we move people, goods + services in the future.

"The Road Ahead" encourages visitors to creatively consider how droids, bots, drones + more can make streetscapes safer, transportation more equitable + cities more sustainable.Dec 14, 2018 – March 2019

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The Drive To The Zero-Carbon Economy
8 April

Reducing global emissions over the next several decades is critical for the sustainability of lives + livelihoods. Professor Lord Nicholas Stern will discuss these challenges + the importance of transitioning to a zero carbon economy within the next 50 years. He will highlight how this transition can propel inclusive growth + poverty reduction over these coming decades.

Sponsors: Columbia University Earth Institute + SIPA

Speaker: Professor Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Professor of Economics + Government - London School of Economics (LSE), + Chair - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change + the Environment.

Date: Monday, April 8, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Location: Columbia University, Kellogg Center , SIPA, 420 W 118th Street, 15th Floor

RSVP: Columbia University

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Old Meets New, Historic Turned Passive
11 April

Register now for a discussion of Brooklyn single family + small, multifamily residential retrofits in to the Passive House standard.

Featured projects will include extensive renovations of a single-family Victorian home in Prospect Park South, a historic Colonial Revival in Ditmas Park + a Brooklyn row house—all having achieved the rigorous EnerPHit certification, the Passive House standard for retrofits.

Sponsors: National Grid + Building Energy Exchange (BEEx)

Speakers: Jane Sander - Jane Sanders Architect; Greg Duncan - Duncan Architecture; + Stas Zakrzewski - ZH Architects

Date: Thursday, April 11, 9 - 10:30 AM

Location: BEEx, 31 Chambers Street, Room 609


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