BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Solspace/Calendar//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20200408T092520 DESCRIPTION:Last year\, the New York State Energy Research &\; Develo pment Authority (NYSERDA) revealed their $30 million Buildin gs of Excellence competition\, recognizing low- and zero-car bon emitting buildings. NYSERDA President and CEO\, Alicia B arton\, announced the competition during the Buildings of Ex cellence Launch here at BE-Ex.The Buildings of Excellence co mpetition is an innovative effort to advance climate action goals across New York State by incentivizing the design\, co nstruction\, and operation of buildings that improve quality of life with little or no carbon impact. In partnership wit h NYSERDA\, the Building Energy Exchange is hosting a series of gallery talks dedicated to a range of design strategies\ , building systems\, and case studies that provide potential pathways to net-zero building performance.This past October \, NYSERDA announced round one award winners for 26 projects in the categories of Early Design\, Late Design\, Under Con struction and Post-Completion Performance Optimization. For our second gallery talk\, join NYSERDA and BE-Ex for a prese ntation from two award-winning Passive House projects\, Nort h Miller Passive Multifamily and Engine 16.North Miller Pass ive Multifamily honors Newburgh\, New York’s existing hist oric townhouses while delivering high-performance benefits o f comfort\, indoor air quality\, and durability. Designed by Northeast Projects and currently under construction\, the r etrofit will upgrade the building to Net Zero designation.En gine 16 is an adaptive reuse and gut rehabilitation designed by Baxt Ingui Architects. The design celebrates and extends the architectural features while adapting a new use as a mu ltifamily residential building with a community facility.Spe akersJohn Loercher\, Northeast ProjectsMichael Robinson\, St ephen Taya Property ManagementAdditional speakers to be anno uncedSchedule:Registration: 8:30amProgram: 9:00amReception: 10:30amClose: 11:00am LOCATION:Building Energy Exchange\, Inc.\, Chambers Street\, New York \, NY\, USA DTSTART:20200108T090000 DTEND:20200108T103000 SUMMARY:Building of Excellence: Passive House Retrofits END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR