Energy Efficiency Survey 2014
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.
Passive House High-Rises: Obstacles And Opportunities
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
NYC Transition Neighborhoods
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.