Session IDEventDescriptionStart TimeEnd TimePresentersRoom / LocationNid
NYC21-S101The Benefits of Interior Airtightness and Vapor ControlLearn the benefits of planning for airtightness inboard of building insulation to act as the primary air barrier in high performance projects. Interior airtightness and vapor control are fundamentals to creating assemblies optimized for comfort, carbon, safety, and health. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 11:30am09/29/2021 - 12:00pmNick ShawOnline
NYC21-S105Implementing Carbon Drawdown: How Climate Smart Forestry and Carbon Negative Building Materials Can Help Reach Global Climate GoalsDuring this interactive session with Whole Forest you will: Learn about the opportunities to go beyond Zero Carbon and towards buildings that support carbon capture and storage by sourcing carbon negative materials. Understand the natural carbon cycle that regulates the global climate and the role of forests, agriculture, and buildings in modifying climate. Evaluate climate smart forestry, forest management and wood product strategies that promote carbon storage in forests and transfer the benefit to buildings (biogenic carbon). Review examples of products that reduce embodied carbon by validating carbon performance through an LCA from the forest to end of product life, with a highlight on interior surfaces. Dive into a Whole Forest case study:  Innovation in negative-carbon hardwood surface products based on climate smart forestry in Ecuador. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 11:30am09/29/2021 - 12:00pmPeter Pinchot
NYC21-S103Energy Efficiency Solutions for Commercial and Multifamily Properties and Small to Mid-sized BusinessesThis session is recommended for conference attendees who own or manage multifamily buildings, commercial properties and small to mid-sized businesses. Learn how New Yorkers are reducing building emissions and saving money with energy efficiency and hear from the Con Edison Energy Efficiency Team will as they discuss technologies that increase building efficiency, incentives for these technologies, and how customers are saving money and energy. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 12:00pm09/29/2021 - 1:00pmShaun Hoyte, Caroline Kopp, Eric Kanterman
NYC21-S1062021 PHIUS StandardThe new Phius 2021 standard is designed to drastically cut building carbon emissions while providing the framework to scale up the adoption of phius certification. This session will review the new Phius 2021 standard and highlight several NYSERDA Buildings of Excellence projects throughout NYS that used the phius standard as leverage to secure available incentives. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 12:00pm09/29/2021 - 12:30pmJohn Loercher
NYC21-S107ROCKWOOL RETROFIT – Flash Case Studies on Multiple Energy Retrofit Strategies Using Stone Wool InsulationNo foam, no problem.  This session will offer a lightening quick look at three projects representing three unique strategies on how to provide a deep energy retrofit of your building using fire-safe Stone Wool insulation: Stone Wool EIFS – Ken Soble Tower – Hamilton, Ontario (Passive House Certified) Rainscreen Over-cladding with Stone Wool – 201 East 79th Street NY, NY Historic Masonry Retrofit with Stone Wool – 1701 Abermarle Road Brooklyn, NY Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 12:00pm09/29/2021 - 12:30pmTodd Kimmel
NYC21-S102Building Energy – A German PerspectiveWith energy prices on the rise and fossil fuel resources becoming scarce, both economic prosperity and competitiveness increasingly depend on our ability to use energy as efficiently as possible. Germany enjoys a stellar reputation throughout the world for its high-quality technical products and practical expertise, in the field of energy efficiency and has established itself as an international market leader in the fields of energy efficiency and green buildings. Over the past years, the use of German products and technologies in the U.S. building industry has grown consistently. This session will focus on a German perspective on building energy, featuring leaders from a select group of German companies who will share their expertise and present their newest solutions and projects. Speakers include: Stefan Goebel, Head of Business Development North America, Priedemann Facade Experts David Johnson, Inside Sales and Project Management, Arnold Glas, Corp. Chris Ford, Regional Sales Manager, Schöck North America Michael Kocher, Director, Behnisch Architekten  Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 12:30pm09/29/2021 - 1:30pmWolfram von Heynitz, Dietmar Rieg, Stefan Goebel, David Johnson, Chris Ford, Michael Kocher, Johanna Brusa
NYC21-S112Revitalizing New York's Downtowns and DecarbonizationThis session will highlight of the intersection of the New York Department of State's highly successful Downtown Revitalization Initiative, and the State's decarbonization efforts. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 1:00pm09/29/2021 - 2:00pmLori Borowiak, Paul Beyer, David Szlasa
NYC21-102Collaborating for Community DecarbonizationHow can the residents of “Energy Town, USA” meet their carbon emissions reduction goal in a way that lifts up their entire community? Working interactively and collaboratively in small breakout groups, participants in this workshop will develop innovative solutions to this challenge. As facilitators, NEEP staff will guide each group with best practices and deep knowledge from their own work in various communities across the Northeast. Context points from real towns will be shared regarding building stock, homebuyer markets, economic parameters, and more. If you plan to attend this workshop, please complete this brief survey to help the organizers gauge interest in the breakout group options. 09/29/2021 - 1:00pm09/29/2021 - 2:30pmEmmeline Luck, John Balfe, Andy Winslow, Bryan Evans, Derek Koundakjian, Erin CosgroveOnline
NYC21-S104Clean Heat TechnologiesIs your building using clean energy? This Con Edison Energy Efficiency session will feature clean technologies that heat (and cool) buildings while using less fossil fuels and more renewable sources. Learn about electric-powered solutions, such as heat pumps, for your space and water heating needs. This session will include an overview of Con Edison’s Clean Heat offerings and incentives for multifamily buildings, commercial properties and small to mid-sized businesses. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 1:30pm09/29/2021 - 2:30pmMel Williams, David Chen
NYC21-S114Heat2O – An engineered Heat Pump Solution to Meet the Needs for Commercial Domestic Hot Water ProductionLearn about the QAHV – the first offering in Mitsubishi Electric’s Heat2O product lineup. This highly efficient Commercial Heat Pump Domestic Hot Water Heater can be designed into both new and retrofit installations, assisting building owners in electrification efforts. This session will cover the basics of technology, as well as system design basics, sizing methodology and applications. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 2:00pm09/29/2021 - 3:00pmCain White
NYC21-S117Understanding Electrification and Decarbonization Policies Across the CountryIn this presentation, we describe electrification and decarbonization policies enacted by various state and local jurisdictions around the country, including those in New York, Colorado, California, and Washington. Attendees will learn about the different policy and technology approaches being taken to achieve energy, cost, and GHG reduction goals. We will also discuss the recently passed Colorado bill that implements a statewide Building Performance Standard and the next steps needed to address the performance of existing buildings. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 2:30pm09/29/2021 - 3:00pmErica DiLello, Rahul Athalye
NYC21-S110Managing Costs to DecarbonizeThis session will focus on smart, integrated design and strategies being effectively used to reduce the costs of decarbonization. Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 2:30pm09/29/2021 - 3:30pmCaitlin Travers, Keith Libolt
NYC21-S118Lead the Charge: Con Edison EV Incentives ProgramsYou may be eligible for incentives when you install level 2 and/or direct current fast charging (DCFC) chargers for light-duty vehicles in NYC/Westchester or commit to charging your electric vehicle at off peak times! Alison Kling from the PowerReady program will speak to EV charger infrastructure incentives and how you could get up to 100% of your infrastructure costs paid for by Con Edison. Sherry Login will share the benefits of enrolling your EV in Con Edison’s Smart Charge New York program where you earn rewards just for charging your vehicle at off peak times! We want YOU to lead the charge towards New York decarbonized future! Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 3:00pm09/29/2021 - 3:30pmAlison Kling, Sherry Login
NYC21-S122Avoid LL97 Penalties and Improve Building Energy Efficiency with 3M Window FilmLearn how to seal the building envelope with 3M window film, which reducing carbon emissions and avoiding NYC LL97 penalties. GBCI Info: Course# AEC1445 GBCI CE Hours: 1.00 USGBC/GBCI approved for GBCI General CE Hours. Course approval #0920021696 Interested parties and reach us at: Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 3:00pm09/29/2021 - 3:30pmPaul Iskyan, Troy Vlahos, Tom Heigl
NYC21-S119Live Demo: Swegon GOLD Air Handling Unit Key Energy Saving & IEQ FeaturesJoin us for a live demo highlighting key energy saving and IEQ features of the Swegon GOLD air handling unit, followed by Q&A. 09/29/2021 - 3:30pm09/29/2021 - 4:00pmAshkan Oghabi
NYC21-S120CHP 101 & NYC Case Studies  Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 3:30pm09/29/2021 - 4:00pmEdward Machado
NYC21-S115What's Up with Passive House?Heard about Passive House but not sure what it's really about? Well, get the inside dope on why Passive House matters, how it's changing how professionals think and work with buildings, and how it can empower you to deliver on your ambitious sustainability goals. The Passive House Network's Executive Director tells the story and answers your questions. Join the fun! Sponsored by: 09/29/2021 - 4:00pm09/29/2021 - 4:30pmKen Levenson
NYC21-S116VRF/VRV Heat Pumps and Their Role in DecarbonizationBuilding electrification is one of the main strategies on the decarbonization journey. We will look at the role that the latest VRF/VRV heat pump technology can play in providing an all-electric solution for heating, cooling and ventilation. Sponsored by: 09/30/2021 - 9:00am09/30/2021 - 10:00amChris Bellshaw
NYC21-C4Roundtable: Crafting a Diversity Caucus for BuildingEnergy NYC 2022Join NESEA Board Member Andrea Mancino in a facilitated discussion about some of the ways in which we can use a diversity caucus to deepen the commitment to racial, gender, economic and disability justice in our NYC high-performance building world. What would be useful? How should it be structured? What are important topics to cover? 09/30/2021 - 10:00am09/30/2021 - 10:30amAndrea Mancino
NYC21-S111Decarbonization in the Coming DecadeThis session will be a policy outlook, focusing on the Climate Act's recommendations that are gaining traction, as a highlight of programs and tax credits in the market today that are supporting the cutting edge decarbonization projects. Sponsored by: 09/30/2021 - 10:30am09/30/2021 - 11:30amGreg Hale, John Lee, Mikhail Haramati
NYC21-C5Roundtable: Recruiting and Retaining EmployeesJoin NESEA Board Member Lauren Brust Moss for a facilitated, meeting-style conversation on the topic of recruiting and retaining employees. Intended to approximate the informal conversations that crop up in the hallways of in-person conferences between sessions, these roundtables are a chance to meet your fellow attendees and engage in spirited discussion. All are welcome. 09/30/2021 - 11:45am09/30/2021 - 12:15pmLauren Moss
NYC21-S108What You Should Know about Next Generation RefrigerantsA comprehensive explanation on the next generation of refrigerants and the important factors you will need to understand moving forward. This session will cover phaseout dates, blends, and what to expect for pricing and upcoming government policies. Sponsored by: 09/30/2021 - 12:15pm09/30/2021 - 1:15pmGreg DiNardo
NYC21-C7Emerging Professionals Career ForumThis 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 of the NESEA community.   Featured practice areas may include architecture, construction/building, the nonprofit sector, landscape, municipal/policy, energy modeling & engineering, and renewable energy. 09/30/2021 - 1:15pm09/30/2021 - 2:00pmCristina Garcia, Levon Whyte, Francisco Arias
NYC21-S109Deployment and Verification of High Performance Heat Pumps in New YorkDuring this session you’ll learn about high performance heat pump installations throughout New York.  For each application, we’ll review the baseline condition, design considerations, solutions utilized, key learnings and share measured and validated performance data. Sponsored by: 09/30/2021 - 1:15pm09/30/2021 - 2:00pmJon Hacker
NYC21-S113Buildings of ExcellenceThis session will highlight the successes of Rounds 1 and 2 of this innovative building decarbonization program, and start to frame some of the potential program changes for the upcoming Round 3 of the program that is expected to launch soon. Sponsored by: 09/30/2021 - 2:00pm09/30/2021 - 3:00pmPatrick Fitzgerald, Jeff Mirel
NYC21-C9Roundtable: Using our KnowledgeJoin NESEA Board Member Jodi Smits Anderson for a facilitated, meeting-style conversation reflecting on what we've learned from the last 20 months and how we will start to act on that knowledge. Intended to approximate the informal conversations that crop up in the hallways of in-person conferences between sessions, these roundtables are a chance to meet your fellow attendees and engage in spirited discussion. All are welcome. 09/30/2021 - 3:15pm09/30/2021 - 3:45pmJodi Smits Anderson
NYC21-S121How to Save Money and Reduce Your LL97 Exposure with CogenerationThe session will cover the basics of combined heat and power systems (CHP) for multi-family housing and similar applications, the benefits of using it, as well as how implementing CHP can help reduce or eliminate penalties associated with New York’s Local Law 97. Sponsored by: 09/30/2021 - 3:15pm09/30/2021 - 3:45pmMike Bartoszek