Contracts that Promote Building Performance, January 14, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, NYC

  • 14 January 2020
  • Start time : 06:00 PM
  • End time : 08:00 PM
  • Event Host : Urban Green
  • Event Location : New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City, NY, 10036, United States
Contracts that Promote Building Performance, January 14, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Event Description

Join Urban Green and the NYC Bar Association for a lively conversation about the future of construction contracts that will keep up with the needs of high performance projects. Because liability is generally assigned to one party, standard construction contracts can create an adversarial relationship between architects, engineers and owners. With more stringent energy codes and the emissions performance requirements of Local Law 97, there is a need for contracts that allow for more risk-sharing among project teams. This event will explore how contracts can be restructured to improve building performance. Speakers will share an exciting case study of the NREL Research Support Facility project, which was procured with a fixed-price, competitive and performance-based construction agreement.

Education Credits


Approved for 1.5


Approved for 1.5

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Urban Green
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Stefan Knust, AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP, CPHC - Senior Associate and Director of Sustainability, Ennead Architects

      Paul Torcellini - Principal Engineer, Commercial Buildings Research Group, NREL

      Joshua Levy - Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP

      Jeff Goldsmith - General Counsel, Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)
  • Cost
    • Urban Green Member - $25
      Bar Association Member - $25
      Non-Member - $40
  • Event type
    • Workshop

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