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WEEKLY NEWS

5 February 2020
 
 
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CUT BUILDING EMISSIONS WITH O&M TRAINING


Did you know that simple operations improvements can significantly reduce building energy consumption and cut carbon emissions?

On March 6 and 13, we're offering a special two-day GPRO O&M Essentials class that provides building professionals with actionable steps to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health.

This course is ideal for property managers and building staff in residential and commercial buildings. Attendees will leave with immediately actionable measures and plans to achieve them, and 12 AIA, GBCI and PDH credits!


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Grid Friendly Buildings

2/27

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Urban Green Council

Join us at our newest Greening the Grid event as we discuss how buildings can adapt to a low carbon, intermittent grid using existing technologies.

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GPRO Fundamentals

2/28

9:00am - 3:30pm
Urban Green Council

Learn about sustainable buildings and strategies to make any building more efficient, comfortable and resilient! This course is ideal for any building professional.

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LEED GA Workshop

3/2

9:00am - 4:00pm
Urban Green Council

This day-long exam preparation workshop will give you the knowledge and skills you need to become an accredited LEED Green Associate professional.

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Spring Member Reception

3/31

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Mohawk Group

Join us for our Spring Member Reception! Catch up with colleagues in the green building community and hear what Urban Green has planned for 2020.

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FLY MORE SUSTAINABLY WITH JET-SET OFFSET

Flying is one of our most carbon-intensive activities, but trips by plane can be hard to avoid. With Jet-Set Offset you can now support the work of Urban Green every time you fly.

Through Jet-Set, you can offset the negative impact of flying by supporting organizations that help reduce carbon emissions in other ways. By signing up and selecting Urban Green, you automatically donate one cent per mile to support critical emissions-cutting work.


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THANK YOU TO OUR MEMBERS

Many thanks to our new and renewing Organizational Members: Carleton Energy Consulting, Cooper Recycling, Duval & Stachenfeld, EN-POWER, Ice-Air, Magnusson Architecture and Planning, Omnispective, Secure Source Energy, Two Trees Management and WB Engineering + Consultants. Our work is not possible without your support!

Interested in supporting Urban Green's critical work? Visit our website to learn how your organization can benefit from an Urban Green membership.


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BIOPHILIC DESIGN IN BUILDING RATING SYSTEMS

Biophilic design is gaining traction in the building industry, but how is it actually being implemented in New York City? And in what ways does it benefit building occupants and the environment?

Join Urban Green on March 4 for an event about biophilia and the different ways it is applied in practice. Through case studies, experts will demonstrate biophilic best practices for compliance with various building rating systems and the benefits of biophilia.


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COMMUNITY

 

Building-Energy Boston Conference

Join the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) for their annual Boston Conference and Trade Show, curated for high-performance building professionals. This year's theme is Transforming Existing Buildings, with additional emphasis on decarbonization and on bringing more diverse communities into the discussion.


March 23-24 | Boston

 
 

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