Energy prices and technologies have changed – your building systems should too.
Two SWA projects have been honored with 2017 Awards for Excellence in Development by Urban Land Institute New York. The Awards for Excellence recognize outstanding development projects in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors across New York State that best exemplify ULI’s commitment to responsible land use and creating sustainable, thriving communities.
Harold Bravo, Senior Accessibility Consultant and nearly 16-year veteran of the firm has recently been appointed to the International Code Council’s (ICC) Accessibility Exam Development Committee as part of the organization’s Professional Development Council.
The NYC Retrofit Accelerator is a key part of NYC’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by the year 2050 (the 80x50 target). The NYC Accelerator program provides free, customized support to building owners and designers to reduce operating costs, enhance tenant comfort, and improve environmental quality. 1,500 buildings over 50,000 square feet are being targeted for accelerator-driven upgrades by 2018 through strategies ranging from optimizing old steam systems to deep and comprehensive energy retrofits.
Hosted by Con Edison and moderated by Steven Winter
The rapid decline in costs, paired with the availability of incentives at both state and federal levels, make going solar now better than ever. However, significant challenges remain for designing and constructing solar photovoltaic systems in high density areas.
Steven Winter Associates will host an event aimed at providing a detailed discussion on the state of the solar industry and promoting effective development in urban environments.