BuildingEnergy NYC 2022 - Sessions by Room

Sessions in Club Parlor

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Session Title Time Speakers Areas of Focus
Sealing the O&M Gap: Empowering Building Operators

A building operator and a board member will discuss the evolving role of operators and the importance of training and operations and maintenance (O&M). This session will also explore free... Full Description

10:30 am to 11:30 am Michaela Boren-Kapadia
Martin Robertson
Gerrit Geurs

Operations and Maintenance

Training and Workforce Development

Breaking Ground on Geothermal and Thermal Energy Networks: A Pathway for Urban Areas

Current pathways to carbon emission reductions are primarily driven through electrification of heating via heat pumps. Types of heat pump technology that are underutilized in the NYC area are... Full Description

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Donovan Gordon
Dave Hermantin
Mike Richter
Jared Rodriguez

Energy Production and Storage

Health and Comfort

Mechanical Systems and Lighting

Fast Track to Equitable Electrification in NYC

In 2021, HPD and NYSERDA launched a joint $24 million pilot giving direct grants to HPD Preservation projects to (holistically) electrify hot water, space heating or both. This was possible by... Full Description

1:45 pm to 2:45 pm Wayne Swenson
Jennifer Leone
James Mannarino
Crista Shopis

Design Process

Energy and Environmental Policy

Justice and Equity

Mechanical Systems and Lighting

The Path to Greener HVAC Refrigerants

Transitioning to Low Global Warming Potential Refrigerants is outlined as a key strategy for New York State to achieve its long-term climate goals. During this session, you’ll gain a better... Full Description

3:15 pm to 4:15 pm J. Kelly Hearnsberger
Ben Hiller

Codes and Standards

Construction Process

Energy and Environmental Policy

Mechanical Systems and Lighting