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Building Energy Exchange Launch Event

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 6:00 pm to Monday, Jan 12, 2015 8:30 pm

Building Energy Exchange

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About the Event

We are proud to announce the official opening of the Building Energy Exchange, a first of its kind energy efficiency resource center in downtown Manhattan.  An independent non-profit with support from the City, State, foundations, and the private sector, the Building Energy Exchange will be the central hub for activities that advance energy efficiency in the built environment; delivering education, exhibits, technology demonstrations, symposiums, and many other critical resources in support of the City and State’s climate action plans. 


  • Ashok Gupta, Chair, BEEx Board; Senior Economist, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Sukanya Paciorek, Director, BEEx Board; SVP Sustainability, Vornado Realty Trust
  • William Goldstein, Mayor's Senior Advisor for Recovery, Resiliency, and Infrastructure
  • Nilda Mesa, Director, NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability
  • Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYC Council Speaker
  • Donovan Richards, NYC Council Member
  • Costa Constantinides, NYC Council Member
  • John Gilbert, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Rudin Management Company
  • John Rhodes, President, NYSERDA

This event is invitation-only. If you'd like to request an invitation, please contact us

Please note that invitations are nontransferable. 

Welcome to the Building Energy Exchange! Located in downtown Manhattan, we’re a resource center dedicated to advancing efficient energy and lighting design in buildings. Explore this site for helpful case studies and reports, check out our calendar for a wide range of activities and events, and follow our lively blog, Insight. Our site is growing all the time—drop us an email to contribute or comment!