BuildingEnergy NYC 2020 Methods and Materials Showcase

The Methods and Materials Showcase will take place on Wednesday, September 23 and combines community events with interactive content from our industry partners. All events are accessible with a trade show pass.


Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:15am to 10:30am
Event Presenters
Welcome to BuildingEnergy NYC: Opening Remarks

Join us for the first event of BuildingEnergy NYC 2020! Conference Co-chairs Andrea Mancino and Sara Bayer will present welcoming remarks, an overview of the event, and insight into the theme and process that created this year's event. All are welcome.   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Event Presenters
How to Get Buy-in and Overcome Technical Challenges for a Chiller Electrification Project

Sponsored by EN-POWER GROUP   Full Description

Rise of the Affordable Passive House

Sponsored by Magnusson Architecture and Planning
Using MAP projects as examples, we'll look at how affordable housing has helped lead the way on sustainability and talk about what's next for the industry.   Full Description

Site Tour with AEGIS Energy

Sponsored by AEGIS Energy
Join AEGIS Energy on a live site tour of one of their local projects.   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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A Guide to CPC VeriFi™

Sponsored by Community Preservation Corporation
Join speakers from Community Preservation Corporation for a live, interactive how-to on their new tool: CPC VeriFi™, a free resource for building owners to help them calculate the potential savings from different energy efficiency and water conservation upgrades.   Full Description

Materially Better Building: Tools & Techniques to Make Every Project Healthier

Sponsored by Integrated Eco Strategy
Every team wants their building to be the healthiest and most sustainable possible. Integrated Eco Strategy’s Live Demo will explain the methods and demonstrate the tools to accomplish this effectively and deliver your green projects on time and on budget.   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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A German Perspective on Building Energy

Sponsored by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German American Chamber of Commerce in New York   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
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Encore Presentation - Climate Justice Is Social Justice: How We Win

This session was originally presented in August at BuildingEnergy Boston. It received high acclaim from attendees. With panelists' permission, we are re-airing the session as a special Community Event in order to make this critical content as accessible as possible to a wide audience.     Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Event Presenters
NYSERDA RetrofitNY: Characterizing the Market for High-Performance Retrofits in New York State

Sponsored by NYSERDA   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Event Presenters
Preview of the Updated PHIUS+ 2021 Standard

Sponsored by PHIUS
Join speakers from PHIUS in an interactive preview of the updated PHIUS 2021+ standard.   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:15pm to 1:45pm
Event Presenters
RetrofitNY Market Characterization Q&A

Sponsored by NYSERDA
Join us for a post-session, interactive Q&A with RetrofitNY Market Characterization speakers Nina Sharifi and Gabrielle Brainard.   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm
Event Presenters
How to Improve Your Home & Your Health with Condair HumiLife

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Specifying Tropical Wood to Prevent Deforestation & Reduce Embodied Carbon

Sponsored by Whole Forest   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Event Presenters
Active Airflow Control with React Damper

Sponsored by Swegon North America   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Emerging Professionals Career Forum

This interactive event is designed for emerging professionals, including students, to meet one another and share strategies for building networks, navigating early career challenges, and leveraging NESEA as a professional resource. Attendees will have a chance to hone their networking skills and exchange advice while they meet one another in breakout groups led by members...   Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
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An Introduction to C-PACE Financing in New York City

Sponsored by Greenworks Lending   Full Description

Occupant-Oriented Decarbonization Strategies: Combining Healthy Buildings & Deep Energy Retrofits

Sponsored by Consigli    Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
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Is Change Imminent for Zero Energy Retrofits?

Sponsored by NYSERDA
What will the zero-energy retrofit market look like in five years? In 10? What signposts can we see already that suggest change is right around the corner? And what role will you play in it? In this session we’ll go over the signposts and what we see occurring in the zero-energy retrofit market over the next five years.     Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Community Happy Hour

Celebrate the opening day of BuildingEnergy NYC 2020 with the conference leadership and other attendees. After a brief welcome, participants will be sent into virtual breakout rooms to chat with one another in a small group setting. BYOB.     Full Description

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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Diversity Caucus Info Session

In 2019, four members of the NESEA community stepped up to organize our first-ever Diversity Caucus, an event designed to bring together individuals underrepresented in the design and construction sector. This event took place at the BuildingEnergy Boston conference. Over 70 participants spoke out about instances of discrimination, oppression, and microaggressions, and...   Full Description

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