Around Town

Energy Efficiency Survey 2014

31 December

This Building Energy Exchange ten minute survey will allow us to better understand:
- the types of work being performed;
- what barriers are most commonly encountered; and
- which tools would be most effective in helping initiate or better implement lighting efficiency retrofits.

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Around Town

Passive House High-Rises: Obstacles And Opportunities

14 January

In the effort to bring Passive House techniques to scale, multifamily residential high-rises present a unique challenge. Can commercial buildings—like the Austrian 450,000 square foot passive office building covered at our September conference—offer a guide?

Sponsor: Urban Green Council

Speaker: Lois B. Arena, PE, Senior Mechanical Engineer - Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

Date: Wednesday, January 14, 8 - 9 am

Location: Thornton Tomasetti, 51 Madison Avenue, 17th Floor

RSVP: Urban Green Council

Around Town

NYC Transition Neighborhoods

21 January

Be part of the NYC neighborhood-specific resilience building conversation: Fun, food from around the world and purposeful conversation. Learn about Neighborhood Resilience Asset Mapping & Gap Analysis. Join in the International Cuisine Tasting (Bring a Dish). Bring your own everything meal [utensils, plate, napkin and cup])

Sponsor: NYC Transition Neighborhoods

Presenters: Dan Miner, Janet Soderberg and NYC Transition Hub Members, Pamela Boyce Simms, Certified Transition Trainer, Transition US, Convener, Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub (MATH)

Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Location: 15th Street Quaker Meetinghouse, 15 Rutherford Place

RSVP: Let us know you're coming and the dish you'll bring: Email us: transition.nyc.hub@gmail.com

More information: NYC Transition Neighborhoods Initiatives brings friends and neighbors together to discover and map "resilience assets" that are hidden in plain sight, right in our neighborhoods! A thought provoking Transition Neighborhood Field Guide leads participants on a practical and enlightening neighborhood resilience-building adventure that deepens and celebrates neighborhood culture.

Transition is a community organizing response to climate change, resource depletion and financial instability. There are 1,100+ Transition groups in 44 countries and over 150 initiatives in the US. It starts with a series of small group meetings in which neighbors go through chapters of a guidebook.

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