Sallan Curated NYC Events

Event Details

Around Town

The Science of Sustainable Building

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Learn how to build an energy efficient, healthy and comfortable building with a focus on building energy dynamics, exterior envelope engineering, building systems operations and building envelope design.

A five part class for architects, developers, weatherization personnel, building auditors, engineers and climate change advocates

Instructors: Chris Benedict, Henry Gifford

Dates: Tuesdays, 6:30–9:30 pm April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5

Location: Borough of Manhattan Community College, Chambers Street@Greenwich Street

Session 1: Determining the Use of the Building
Determining the loads of each type of building i.e. hospital, school, store etc.), Energy content of different fuels, Where does the fuel come from?, Laws of thermodynamics.Follow energy from source to final destination

Session 2: Envelope
Sizing mechanical heating systems, Heat load calculations, Air leakage

Session 3: Heating/Cooling
Boilers, Furnaces, Distribution system, Controls, Indoor air quality - energy used to condition ventilation, heat recovery ventilation Overview of cooling load calculations

Session 4: Building Envelope Design
Air barriers, Barriers to liquid water, Thermal barriers, Proper sequencing of barriers in a wall or roof or basement, Avoiding semi-conditions spaces

Session 5: Alternative Energy Strategies
Energy strategies for Solar electric, Solar thermal, Geoexchange, Wind

15 AIA credits

Registration: CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College Download registration form


November 2020
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
4
5
6
7
8
9
11
12
13
14
15
16
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
         

Upcoming Events

Around Town
How Green Is My City
4 Dec
Green Maps partners with the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Spaces on an exhibit to help everyone answer the question How Green is My City? Explore new directions to a more sustainable + healthier common future Ends December 4
Event Details
Around Town
NYCHA’s Climate Mitigation Roadmap
10 Dec
Don't miss the New York City Housing Authority's reveal of its Climate Mitigation Roadmap, a strategic plan to reduce portfolio-wide carbon emissions by 80% in the nation’s largest rental portfolio through building electrification and energy efficiency.
Event Details
Around Town
Science Guy In Conversation w/Michael E. Mann
13 Jan
Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann presents his new book, THE NEW CLIMATE WAR, for P&P with Bill Nye.
Event Details