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Discussions with tag 'Retrofit'

Renovation Solutions: Common oversights when remodeling

by Chelsea W. // Student

One of the biggest things a person should consider when doing renovations is "How can I make my space more environmentally friendly?". You are already taking the time and money to make your space bett…

Filed under: Architects

Related to: Architects ,Builders/Contractors ,Information and Resources ,Services

Keywords: Green Building,Renovation,Retrofit

0 replies | 1286 views | Posted on: 08/18/2015 | Last updated: 08/18/2015

New York's Retrofit Accelerator Takes Green Building to the Next Level

by Stella Ng'oma // Green building enthusiast

NYC Retrofit Accelerator Takes Green Building to the Next Level New York continues to show a strong commitment to improving energy efficiency and water conservation. Mayor Bill De Blasio’s initia…

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Affordable Housing,Energy Efficiency,New York,Retrofit,NYC Retrofit Accelerator

0 replies | 1208 views | Posted on: 09/30/2015 | Last updated: 09/30/2015

LED Lighting Upgrade of TD Garden in Boston Completed by Osram Sylvania

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Did you know that the TD Garden has undergone a significant LED lighting retrofit? The project, implemented by SYLVANIA Lighting Solutions of Wilmington, MA, included an audit and survey of the exist…

Filed under: LED Lighting

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: LED,Lighting,Retrofit

0 replies | 1765 views | Posted on: 03/11/2016 | Last updated: 03/11/2016

An Overview of the NYC Retrofit Accelerator by IFMA NYC, Wed, February 8, 12:00 – 1:30 PM EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

An Overview of the NYC Retrofit Accelerator by IFMA NYC, Wed, February 8, 12:00 – 1:30 PM EST The Switzer Group 3 East 54th Street New York, NY 10022 Join IFMA NYC to learn about this fre…

Filed under: New York

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Energy Efficiency,Retrofit,NYC Retrofit Accelerator,IFMA NYC

0 replies | 857 views | Posted on: 02/02/2017 | Last updated: 02/02/2017

NESEA Pro Green Building Tour - Resilient Retrofit and ZNE Office Building - May 18, New Paltz, NY

by AbbieKnight

Site 1 Details Units: 8 units in office building Square Footage: 5,400 gross plus fully conditioned basement Type of construction: New LEED Platinum certified, zero-net-energy verified 24KW integ…

Filed under: New York

Related to: Electrical Component Recycling

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Resiliency,Retrofit

0 replies | 1157 views | Posted on: 04/10/2018 | Last updated: 04/10/2018

Residential Energy Services Network 2019 (RESNET) Conference, Feb 25-27 in New Orleans, LA

by AbbieKnight

The 2019 RESNET Building Performance Conference is the premier national forum on home energy ratings, existing home retrofits, building codes and energy policy.

The RESNET Building Performance Conf

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Energy Policy,Retrofit,Home Energy Rating

0 replies | 788 views | Posted on: 02/08/2019 | Last updated: 02/08/2019

NESEA Pro Green Building Tour: Large-Scale Institutional Deep Energy Retrofit of Historic NYC Building, June 21, Brooklyn, NY

by Gina Pryciak // Student

This Pro Tour features a deep-energy retrofit of a historic New York City Building – the former headquarters of the NYC Board of Transportation which has been re-imagined as New York University&

Filed under: New York

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Architecture,LEED,Sustainability,Retrofit

0 replies | 1345 views | Posted on: 06/12/2019 | Last updated: 06/13/2019

Modeling 101: Energy Modeling for Code Compliance, High Performance Buildings, and Building Retrofits, July 9, New York, NY

by Gina Pryciak // Student

This training provides a general overview of energy modeling, including the following:

  • The history of whole building simulation and the underlying building science

  • Applications o

Filed under: New York

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,High Performance Building,Retrofit,Energy Codes

0 replies | 1113 views | Posted on: 06/12/2019 | Last updated: 06/12/2019

Webinar: USGBC NCR: A Net Zero Retrofit Idea Exchange, May 8, 1pm

by samanthaklein // Intern

Explore the opportunities and challenges of the American Geophysical Union Headquarters, landmark net-zero energy retrofit.

The U.S. Green Building Council National Capital Region (USGBC-NCR) is wo

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy,Netzero,USGBC,Retrofit

0 replies | 953 views | Posted on: 05/01/2020 | Last updated: 05/01/2020

Webinar: ASHRAE Global HQ: Designing for Net Zero (Part 1 of 2), September 29, 9-10:30am EST

by kaleigh.stirrat // Intern & Emerging Professional in Architecture

Join ASHRAE, AIA New York Committee on the Environment, and the Building Energy Exchange for this two-part series on planning and executing a successful commercial net-zero energy retrofit.

In Janu

Webinar: Building Better with Renewable Energy, Presented by M&C Hybrid Energy, February 24, 2-3 pm EST

by SarahA

This webinar focuses on how your new build or retrofit project will benefit from constructing with renewable energy sources.

About this Event

Building Better with Renewable Energy Sources is a w

Filed under: Energy

UK Green Building

Keywords: Climate Change,Solar,Renewable Energy,LED,Retrofit,Green Mortgages

0 replies | 1095 views | Posted on: 01/29/2021 | Last updated: 01/30/2021

Online: Multifamily Retrofits Playbooks Launch, March 24, 9 am EDT

by SarahA

To meet future stringent efficiency and carbon regulations, upgrades to buildings should be approached proactively and not in response to system failures or unexpected tenant turnover. Building owners

Filed under: Resilience

Keywords: HVAC,Passive House,Retrofit,Green Buildings,Deep Retrofits,Higher Performance,Envelopes

0 replies | 732 views | Posted on: 03/17/2021 | Last updated: 03/17/2021

Free Virtual Workshop Series: Building Retrofit, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11

by samanthaklein // Intern

The energy performance of the existing UK housing stock is generally very poor and an extensive retrofit programme that utilises the most energy efficient technologies and practices is the only forese

Filed under: Builders/Contractors

UK Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Deep Energy Retrofit,Retrofit

0 replies | 559 views | Posted on: 03/21/2021 | Last updated: 03/21/2021

Webinar: Solid Wall Insulation with Nick Parsons, April 28, 12:30 EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Nick Parsons has worked for over 30 years in energy-efficient and sustainable building and renewable energy. For 10 years from 2000-2010 he ran a community-sector project in Sheffield promoting and de

Filed under: Builders/Contractors

Keywords: Energy,Construction,Retrofit,Insulation

1 replies | 1134 views | Posted on: 04/12/2021 | Last updated: 04/16/2021

Retrofit Canada, LiveStreaming and In-Person, Vancouver, Canada, May 12-13

by samanthaklein // Intern

The energy efficiency sector in Canada has continued to thrive, with the countries’ target to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80% by 2050. These efforts have already redu

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy,Retrofit,Canada Green Building,Canada,Zero Emissions

0 replies | 894 views | Posted on: 04/16/2021 | Last updated: 04/16/2021

Showcase Opportunity - Join Matt Hoots on an Exciting 1920s Deep Energy Retrofit! Follow along with the #1920sMakeoverATL Project!

by Rate It Green Team

Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. is working on an exciting new whole house renovation and deep energy retrofit. You’re invited to get involved with your products or services, OR yo

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Green Building,Deep Energy Retrofit,Retrofit,Atlanta

0 replies | 4208 views | Posted on: 04/27/2021 | Last updated: 05/17/2021

Visit the #1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse with Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared

by Rate It Green Team

Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc takes us on a tour of the #1920sMakeoverATL project before work begins, and while we're still in the design phase of the project. There is s

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Architecture,Design,Deep Energy Retrofit,Renovation,Retrofit,1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse

0 replies | 2067 views | Posted on: 05/01/2021 | Last updated: 06/03/2021

How to Prioritize Sustainability Projects for an All-Electric Home, August 25, 4-5:30 PM EDT

by Richard Minasian // Student

Two homeowners share their pathway and project priorities on their journey to all-electric home retrofits.

Illinois Green Alliance invites you to our free webinar covering how to prioritize de

Filed under: Electric Services

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy,Sustainability,Retrofit,Decarbonization,All-Electric Homes

0 replies | 1126 views | Posted on: 08/16/2021 | Last updated: 08/16/2021

Bridge to 2030: Embodied Carbon and Existing Buildings, March 15, 8:30 am

by samanthaklein // Intern

Embodied carbon consists of all the greenhouse gas emissions associated with building construction, including those that arise from extracting, transporting, manufacturing, and installing bu

Filed under: Energy

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Energy,Retrofit,Embodied Carbon

0 replies | 736 views | Posted on: 03/01/2022 | Last updated: 03/01/2022

2022 Energy Efficiency Finance Forum, May 23-25

by samanthaklein // Intern

How do we finance a rapid scaling of deep building retrofits and other energy-saving initiatives? The 14th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum will tackle this question, acknowledging the vital role that

Filed under: Events

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: finance,Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,Retrofit,reducing waste

0 replies | 1430 views | Posted on: 04/30/2022 | Last updated: 05/03/2022

Free Webinar: Heatpumpification of Buildings -- Lessons Learned & Practical Considerations, May 24, 1:30 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

There’s growing recognition that heat pumps are an important technology in the drive to decarbonize buildings. Parallel initiatives and advancements at the federal and state levels, particularly

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Retrofit,Heat Pumps,Technology,Decarbonization

0 replies | 863 views | Posted on: 04/30/2022 | Last updated: 04/30/2022

NYC Event: Electri-Fiction to Electrification: Overcoming Barriers, June 15, 1 pm

by Urban Green Council

Urban Green has long been a leading voice for electrification in New York City, most recently as an advocate for Local Law 154, NYC’s groundbreaking legislation that phases out fossil

Filed under: Events

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Construction,Retrofit,Energy Codes,Heat Pumps,Decarbonization,Electrification

0 replies | 1127 views | Posted on: 05/23/2022 | Last updated: 05/25/2022