27th Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Designing and Modeling for Net Zero
Completed in 2015, P.S. 62 is NYC’s first net-zero energy school, designed under the requirements of the New York City School Construction Authority. The 66,000 square foot, 2-story school will serve 440 pre-kindergarten through 5th grade students on Staten Island, NY. The building harvests as much energy from renewable on-site sources as it uses on […]
15th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Rise of the Supertalls: Planning, Preservation & Community Participation
Supertall towers and new construction are changing New York’s historic neighborhoods. Many are built as-of-right without any community input. The final panel in this series will look at issues around these new buildings and how City agencies, the City Council, and real estate professionals are managing the development and planning process.
May 17, 2016
An energy town hall on the Upper East Side
The most modern idea in architecture is the Passive House, which only needs a tiny amount of heating and cooling as compared to a conventional structure. We learned more at a town hall on energy.
6th Aug 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
We're Burnin' Daylight
Commercial office spaces are using advanced controls and other daylighting strategies to reduce energy loads. Join Urban Green Council to discuss the outcomes, advantages and challenges of these advanced systems.