BuildingEnergy NYC 2019 Conference Sessions

* e.g., LBC, Net Zero, Passive HouseThursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:00am
Session Title Speakers Room Areas of Focus
Carbon Counts! Calculating the Carbon Content of Commercial Construction

How much carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere as a result of your new construction project? Is it more or less than the emissions from an average project? What can you do, at little or... Full Description

Exchange Hub West

Commercial

Institutional

New Construction

Electrification and Large Buildings: Roadblocks and Opportunities

As municipalities, states and federal mandates push for carbon reductions, fossil free buildings and a clean grid emerge as critical pathways. Achieving this on any building poses serious... Full Description

The Forum

Commercial

Multifamily/High Rise

Retrofit

Rethink Water Heating: Tankless Electric is an Efficient, Zero-Emission Solution

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY EEMAX - Discover the many ways tankless electric technology saves water and energy with a zero greenhouse gas footprint. This AIA accredited learning unit explores the... Full Description

Water Studio

Technology

Codes/Policy

NYC's High Performance Retrofit Program and Resources

NYC recently passed legislation that zeroes in on the need for existing buildings to drastically improve their energy and emissions performance. The NYC Retrofit Accelerator, in collaboration with... Full Description

Exchange Hub East

Commercial

Institutional

Multifamily/High Rise

Retrofit

Technology

Codes/Policy

Tools for Electrification: EVs, Demand Response, Complete Air Barriers, and DHW

Four tight, impressive mini-presentations, in a learning arc feeding electrification of our built environment: Electric Vehicles: EV Infrastructure from Greenlots; Demand... Full Description

Wall Hub

Retrofit

New Construction

Energy Production & Storage

Technology

Building Operations

National Grid - Help Us Help You

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY NATIONAL GRID - We will review our current Commercial & Industrial,... Full Description

Front Studio

Commercial

Multifamily/High Rise

Single Family/Low Rise

Technology

Finance

* e.g., LBC, Net Zero, Passive HouseThursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:00am
Session Title Speakers Room Areas of Focus
Commercial HVAC Retrofits in the Age of Electrification

At a time when gas is becoming constrained, utilities are restricting new gas hookups, and electrification is the trend, a model has emerged to significantly reduce energy use, as well as... Full Description

Wall Hub

Retrofit

New Construction

Resiliency

Technology

Integrated Systems

Health & Comfort

Building Operations

Insights from a National Portfolio Facility O&M Staff High-Performance Training Effort

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY TISHMAN SPEYER - Come learn from Charlie Marino of AKF and Jonathan Flaherty of Tishman Speyer on their recent collaboration in creating high performance operations and... Full Description

Water Studio

Resiliency

Energy Production & Storage

Finance

Ongoing Operations Support in Multifamily Buildings

Building owners are faced with huge challenges to improve building performance in today’s NYC market. Updating equipment and buildings to operate as “smart buildings” is part of the solution to... Full Description

Exchange Hub West

Multifamily/High Rise

Retrofit

Technology

Building Operations

Reduce, Recover, Repurpose: Low-Cost Approach to Prepare Your Facility for Electrified Heating and 80% GHG Reductions

Cost-effective carbon neutrality with electrified heating can today be achieved through a three-phased approach that focuses on energy reduction, recovery, and infrastructure repurposing. We will... Full Description

Exchange Hub East

Retrofit

Resiliency

Technology

Integrated Systems

NYC’s Local Law 97 - Implementing, Reporting, Enforcement

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY CUMMING CORPORATION - This interactive event will help identify what the roles are, who the players are, and what the biggest challenges are with regard to Local Law 97 (LL97... Full Description

Front Studio

Retrofit

Codes/Policy

Shark Tank: Refining Your Pitch to Reluctant Stakeholders

Sign up to make your pitch at this lively, interactive session. Critical to energy project implementation is getting buy-in from... Full Description

The Forum

* e.g., LBC, Net Zero, Passive HouseThursday, September 26, 2019 - 1:00pm
Session Title Speakers Room Areas of Focus
Cost-Effective Transition to Electrified Heating & Cooling with Distributed Generation

We’ll explore the operational and financial impact of electrifying heating and cooling systems that leverage distributed generation systems (CHP, Solar, battery storage) to help offset large... Full Description

The Forum

Multifamily/High Rise

Retrofit

New Construction

Energy Production & Storage

Scaling Heat Pump Retrofits: Come for the Efficiency, Stay for the Air Conditioning

New York City was the birthplace of the electrical grid. Today, our policy makers realize that the city’s survival depends on electrifying much more than lighting. But the heat pump transition has... Full Description

Exchange Hub East

Multifamily/High Rise

Retrofit

Technology

NYC Local Laws and Pathways to Municipal Building Electrification

New York City Local Law 31 of 2016 set stringent source energy use intensity (EUI) targets for the design of new municipal capital buildings, additions, and substantial reconstructions. Local Law... Full Description

Wall Hub

Commercial

Institutional

Retrofit

New Construction

Design Process

Standards in Action*

Codes/Policy

NYSERDA’s RetrofitNY Solution Provider Roundtable

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY NYSERDA - Join us for a roundtable discussion concerning key technologies needed for the RetrofitNY program and the program strategy in place to drive this market... Full Description

Old Slip Studio

Retrofit

Technology

Codes/Policy

Finance

Electrify Your Health! How Electrification Can Improve Human Health in Urban Buildings

We see the clear connection between energy upgrades and health via improvements including better ventilation, quieter HVAC systems, and thermal stability. But we've yet to see the specific health... Full Description

Exchange Hub West

Commercial

Multifamily/High Rise

Single Family/Low Rise

Health & Comfort

Achieving LEED Points in VRV Applications

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY DAIKIN - This will be an overview presentation on how Daikin can help projects achieve LEED points by measuring the sustainability and performance of a building with regard... Full Description

Water Studio

Technology

Standards in Action*

Demonstrated Leadership in Electrification Design

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY BR+A CONSULTING ENGINEERS - Companies, campuses and cities are striving to build a carbon neutral future.  Fossil Fuel Free (Electrified) and Zero Net Energy (ZNE) buildings... Full Description

Front Studio

Commercial

Technology

Integrated Systems

Codes/Policy

* e.g., LBC, Net Zero, Passive HouseThursday, September 26, 2019 - 2:30pm
Session Title Speakers Room Areas of Focus
Best Design Practices for Proper VRV Optimization and Integration

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY DAIKIN - This will be a technical presentation geared for the HVAC professional who is interested in learning about best practices to properly apply VRV systems into a... Full Description

Water Studio

Commercial

Technology

Mastering the Tenant Engagement Process: Approaches and Case Studies

BREAKOUT SPONSORED BY NYSERDA - Engaging tenants in the pursuit of energy and carbon reductions is key to meeting New York City’s and the State’s aggressive climate impact mitigation goals. Join... Full Description

Front Studio

Commercial

Technology

Finance

Electrifying Our Small Building Stock: Lessons from the Field

Come see the latest results from the NYSERDA cold climate air source heat pump demonstration. We will report new cost and energy data from 20 whole-building retrofits. At each 1-3 family building... Full Description

Exchange Hub East

Single Family/Low Rise

Retrofit

Technology

Electrifying the Buildings of Tomorrow

With the implementation of hard carbon emission limits in NYC, building energy use has taken a whole new shape. Electric energy for building heating and hot water consumption, in the past... Full Description

Exchange Hub West

Retrofit

New Construction

Postmortem: Are Rating Systems Really Working?

Sustainability rating systems tend to either draw frustration or excitement. Join us to review the historical context, focus areas, components and real-world examples of success, hindsight moments... Full Description

Wall Hub

Institutional

Single Family/Low Rise

New Construction

Design Process

NY State Policy and Programs: A Push Towards Carbon Neutral Buildings

This session will provide an overview of New York State policies and programs that are driving the industry toward low carbon buildings for retrofit and new construction. The speakers –... Full Description

The Forum

Multifamily/High Rise

Single Family/Low Rise

Retrofit

New Construction

Standards in Action*

Codes/Policy

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