21sep10:30 am1:00 pmClimate Week NYC: The Recipe for Equitable, Climate-friendly Buildings
Join our expert panel for a conversation about how New York can lead the way for equitable, efficient building decarbonization. Buildings are the
Join our expert panel for a conversation about how New York can lead the way for equitable, efficient building decarbonization.
Buildings are the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in New York State. Decarbonizing the building sector will be an essential element in tackling the climate crisis. With 6.2 million buildings across the state, New York can serve as a global example of how to accelerate this shift across a wide variety of buildings. Our expert panel will discuss the menu of solutions, policies, and current efforts for fully leveraging the environmental, equity, and economic opportunities presented by a carbon-free, resource-efficient building sector.
Keynote Speaker: Rory Christian – Commissioner at New York State Public Service Commission
Sadie McKeown – President, Community Preservation Corporation
Gregory Elcock – Director of Energy Efficiency & Demand Management, Con Edison
Cristina Garcia – Deputy Director, Building Electrification Institute; Founder, Latinxs in Sustainability
Hosted by ACE NY, Association for Energy Affordability, E2, NRDC, NYCP, Downtown Brooklyn, and Urban Future Lab
This is a hybrid event. Register here for the virtual and in-person event.