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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 | 951 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 | 700 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 | 1292 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 | 636 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 | 875 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 | 519 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 | 857 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 | 820 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 | 769 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 | 824 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 | 486 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 | 195 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 | 885 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 | 640 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 | 1883 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 | 1276 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 | 815 views | Posted on: 08/16/2021 | Last updated: 08/16/2021