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Retrofitting Affordability

Evaluating New York City's Multifamily Building Energy Data for Savings Opportunities
Report

Advancing Passive House Policy: NAPHN16 policy sessions

A summary on advancing the Passive House building performance standard.
Source

Green Funding and Resources for New York City Affordable Multifamily Housing

Past Event

Animating Lighting with Different Protocols

Apr 12, 2017
Report

The Living Lab Demonstration Project

An innovative project to advance daylighting in NYC
Report

Better Steam Heat

A playbook for steam heating system solutions that save money & enhance comfort
Source

Open Call for Programs

A BEEx Collaboration Opportunity
Source

WISE - Women in Sustainability and Energy

A Building Energy Exchange program series
Past Event

Better Steam Heat: Upgrades & Resident Engagement

Mar 29, 2017
Case Study

Park Terrace Gardens

A BE-Ex Case Study: Multifamily one-pipe steam system upgrade
Case Study

French Apartments: Steam Heating Upgrades

A BE-Ex Case Study: Multifamily two-pipe steam heating system upgrade
Case Study

1717 East 18th Street: Steam Heating Upgrades

A BE-Ex Case Study: Multifamily one-pipe steam heating system retrofit
Past Event

IESNYC Lightfair International Sneak Peek

Mar 21, 2017
Source

Green Light Training Series

A four-part training on lighting retrofits
Source

LL84: Benchmarking

Source

Press

BEEx in the news
Past Event

Public Health and the Urban Environment

Feb 27, 2017
Report

Passive NYC

A snapshot of low energy building opportunities, barriers, and resourc
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: EE Electrical

Feb 16, 2017
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: Water Conservation

Feb 15, 2017
Past Event

Green Light: Advanced Controls - Types & Functions

Feb 14, 2017
Past Event

Green Light: LED Lighting - Evaluation & Selection

Feb 14, 2017
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Codes & Regulations

Feb 13, 2017
Past Event

Light and Health Seminar: Evidence-Based Design

Feb 08, 2017
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: Heating & Air Sealing

Feb 09, 2017
Past Event

Codes for Product Safety & Sustainability

Jan 24, 2017
Past Event

Commercial Building Energy Efficiency

Jan 19, 2017
Case Study

NYPA: Daylight Hour Strategies & Outcomes

A Daylight Hour case study about effective community engagement and real-time energy tracking.
Past Event

IES Progress Report

Jan 11, 2017
Past Event

The Lighting Design Process

Dec 20, 2016
Past Event

WISE Holiday Party

Dec 19, 2016
Past Event

Now What? The Near Future of New York Climate Policy

Dec 14, 2016
Past Event

Better Steam Heat: Upgrading Steam Heating

Dec 13, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Retrofits - Strategies & Applications

Dec 02, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: LED Lighting - Evaluation & Selection

Dec 02, 2016
Case Study

MechoSystems HQ Renovation

BEEx case study of a successful adaptive reuse project
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Codes & Regulations

Dec 01, 2016
Past Event

Code Update: Lighting

Nov 09, 2016
Past Event

Big Data, Small Data: Building Energy Data at Different Scales

Oct 26, 2016
Past Event

Lighting Economics

Oct 25, 2016
Past Event

Energy Efficiency Drives Jobs: A European Perspective

Oct 20, 2016
Past Event

Making Passive House the Tall Building Standard

Oct 18, 2016
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: EE Electrical

Sep 28, 2016
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: Water Conservation

Sep 27, 2016
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: Heating & Air Sealing

Sep 21, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Retrofits - Strategies & Applications

Sep 16, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Advanced Controls - Types & Functions

Sep 16, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: LED Lighting - Evaluation & Selection

Sep 16, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Codes & Regulations

Sep 16, 2016
Past Event

Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

Sep 14, 2016
Past Event

Urban Modeling Training

Aug 05, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Retrofits - Strategies & Applications

Jul 14, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Advanced Controls - Types & Functions

Jul 14, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: LED Lighting - Evaluation & Selection

Jul 14, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Codes & Regulations

Jul 12, 2016
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: EE Electrical

Jun 30, 2016
Past Event

WISE Fireside Chat: Sustainable Cities

Jun 29, 2016
Past Event

Roosevelt Landings

Jun 28, 2016
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: Water Conservation

Jun 28, 2016
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: Air Sealing

Jun 23, 2016
Past Event

Retrofit Accelerator Training: Heating Systems

Jun 22, 2016
Past Event

Summer Solstice Daylighting Workshop

Jun 21, 2016
Past Event

2016 Daylight Hour: Impact

Jun 17, 2016
Past Event

Catalyzing Retrofits

Jun 15, 2016
Past Event

NAPHN16 Conference & Expo

Jun 14, 2016
Past Event

2016 New York Energy Week

Jun 17, 2016
Past Event

Gallery Talk: Sensing the Future Through Lighting

Jun 08, 2016
Past Event

Glazing + Comfort: Presentation on New Research

May 13, 2016
Past Event

Plug & Play: Managing Plug Loads

May 12, 2016
Past Event

Gallery Talk: Expandable Lighting Solutions

May 11, 2016
Past Event

Beauty at Low Cost & the Passive House Movement

May 10, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Advanced Controls - Types & Functions

May 06, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: LED Lighting - Evaluation & Selection

May 06, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Codes & Regulations

May 06, 2016
Past Event

Gallery Talk: Convenience & Flexibility in Lighting Systems

May 02, 2016
Past Event

'This Changes Everything' Screening

Apr 20, 2016
Past Event

Daylighting: The Measurable and Immeasurable

Apr 13, 2016
Past Event

Gallery Talk: Lighting with More Function & Less Fuss

Apr 13, 2016
Past Event

Getting to Zero: Exploring High Performance Projects

Mar 29, 2016
Case Study

Infosys: Daylight Hour in Daylit Buildings

A BEEx case study about successful participation in Daylight Hour
Case Study

Chrysler Building Spire Retrofit

A BEEx case study of a successful iconic lighting retrofit
Case Study

Queens College: Daylight Hour Strategies & Outcomes

A Daylight Hour case study about effective community engagement and real-time energy tracking.
Past Event

Sneak Peak of LIGHTFAIR

Mar 22, 2016
Past Event

WISE: Data-Driven Innovators

Mar 22, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Retrofits - Strategies & Applications

Mar 18, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Advanced Controls - Types & Functions

Mar 18, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: LED Lighting - Evaluation & Selection

Mar 18, 2016
Past Event

Green Light: Lighting Codes & Regulations

Mar 18, 2016
Past Event

The SURE House: 2015 Solar Decathlon Winner

Mar 16, 2016
Source

Lighting the Future Gallery Talks

A four-part BEEx series
Past Event

WISE: Cleantech Pioneers

Mar 10, 2016
Past Event

March WISE 2016: Let's Get In-formation

Mar 22, 2016
Past Event

Passive Buildings, Active Money

Mar 04, 2016
Past Event

Passive, Massive: Workshop on PH in Large Buildings

Feb 23, 2016
Past Event

Behind the Meter: Energy Storage at Different Scales

Feb 02, 2016
Source

Deep Retrofit Resources

The Rocky Mountain Institute's online resource center for building energy efficiency
Past Event

Launch: Handbook for Universities & Hospitals

Dec 15, 2015
Source

Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)

A New York State Public Service Commission initiative
Past Event

Lighting the Future

Apr 01, 2017
Past Event

Lighting the Future

Dec 08, 2015
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Energy Efficiency for All

Linking the Energy and Housing Sectors Together
Source

Daylighting Handbook I

Fundamentals + Designing with the Sun, by Christoph Reinhart
Past Event

Big Buildings + Big Data = Big Savings in NYC

Nov 20, 2015
Past Event

Building Enclosures and Holistic Design for Energy Efficiency

Nov 19, 2015
Past Event

The Dark Side of Light

Nov 12, 2015
Past Event

Passive House: Lessons from Across the Pond

Oct 30, 2015
Past Event

Big Savings from Big Data in the Big Apple

Oct 28, 2015
Past Event

What Gets Measured Gets Done: Beyond M&V

Oct 27, 2015
Past Event

The New Sheriffs: CX Agents

Oct 21, 2015
Past Event

2015 NYC Cleantech Summit

Oct 19, 2015
Past Event

Turning Data into Action

Oct 15, 2015
Past Event

Daylight Metrics: The What, How, and Why Should I Care

Oct 08, 2015
Past Event

Deep in the Built Environment: What to Learn at BENYC

Oct 06, 2015
Past Event

CitiesAlive New York

Oct 08, 2015
Past Event

Passive Landmark: A First for New York

Sep 29, 2015
Case Study

Related Companies Office Lighting Retrofit

BEEx case study of a successful commercial lighting retrofit
Report

RetrofitNY: A Look at Multifamily Programs Best Practices

A Columbia Capstone Project for BEEx
Past Event

Green Light Training Series

Sep 12, 2016
Past Event

Storms! Floods! Heat Waves! A Discussion of Climate Change Impacts in NYC

Aug 13, 2015
Past Event

WISE Briefing with Nilda Mesa

Jul 28, 2015
Past Event

Kay Künzel: Ecological Multi-story Passive House Buildings

Jul 28, 2015
Source

NRDC Center for Market Innovation Multifamily Demonstration Pilot

Source

Cleaner Greener Communities

A NYSERDA two step sustainability initiative program
Source

Navigating BEEx Resources

Locate research, projects and information quickly
Source

New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC)

Providing financial solutions for building owners pursuing energy efficiency projects
Source

The Investor Confidence Project

A Project of the Environmental Defense Fund
Source

Building the Knowledge Base for Climate Resiliency

New York City Panel on Climate Change 2015 Report
Source

The NYCEEC efficienSEE™ Calculator

An Energy Savings Calculator for NYC Multifamily Buildings
Report

Let There Be Daylight

Opportunities for advanced daylighting systems in New York City
Case Study

Daylighting at Genzyme

NYSERDA case study: advanced controls and daylighting at a biotech headquarters
Case Study

Affordable Housing Energy Efficiency Upgrade

NYSERDA case study: Energy retrofit in Queens apartments
Past Event

2015 Daylight Hour

Jun 19, 2015
Past Event

Retrofitting Affordability Launch

Jun 18, 2015
Past Event

New York Energy Week

Jun 19, 2015
Past Event

NY15 Passive House

Jun 11, 2015
Source

2015 Daylight Hour Toolkit

Additional resources and information for your participation
Past Event

Façade Performance 101

Jun 05, 2015
Past Event

By the Light of Day: The impact of natural and electric light on human health

Jun 03, 2015
Past Event

Passivhaus: Lessons from Europe

Jun 02, 2015
Source

Energy Efficiency & Household Income in Multifamily Rentals

Source

ConEd Energy Efficiency Potential Study

Assessment of possible energy savings through 2018
Past Event

Illuminating Change - Living Labs for Advanced Controls

May 06, 2015
Past Event

Integrated Daylight at the Bullitt Center

May 05, 2015
Source

Recognizing the Benefits of Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Underwriting

Source

One City: Built to Last

Transforming NYC's buildings for a low-carbon future
Source

LL 88: Lighting Upgrades & Submetering

Source

Mayor's Carbon Challenge

Private industry leaders meeting ambitious NYC carbon reduction goals
Source

NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)

Source

National Grid

Source

NYC's Pathways to Deep Carbon Reductions

80 by 50 report
Source

New York Power Authority (NYPA)

New York State electric utility company
Source

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Source

Handbook for Co-Ops & Condos

Source

LL 87: Energy Audits & Retro-commissioning

Source

LL 85: NYC Energy Conservation Code

Source

International Code Council

Source

International Building Code

Source

Housing New York

Mayor de Blasio's 10-year affordable housing plan
Source

Greener Greater Buildings Plan

Source

Green Light: See the Light Trainings

A 3-part course focused on lighting codes, controls and retrofits
Source

Environmental Defense Fund Oil Report

Cleaner alternatives to heavily-polluting fuel oils
Source

Energy Savings Potential Calculator

Estimating energy savings in Fannie Mae loan applicant buildings
Source

Con Edison

A prominent New York City energy utility corporation
Source

Building Retrofit Industry & Market Scan

Efficiency profiles & impact potential, by market segment
Source

ASHRAE 90.1

Building energy standard
Source

ASHRAE 189.1

standard for the design of high-performance green buildings
Source

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Past Event

WISE: The Big Tent

Mar 27, 2015
Past Event

WISE: Dollars and Sense

Mar 20, 2015
Past Event

WISE: Sticks and Bricks

Mar 13, 2015
Past Event

WISE: Clean Energy Innovation

Mar 06, 2015
Past Event

2015 WISE: Women in Sustainability and Energy

Mar 27, 2015
Past Event

Lighting the Nerve Center: The Related HQ Lighting Retrofit

Feb 26, 2015
Source

Friends and Interests

Influential organizations & voices in the energy efficiency field
Past Event

Win an iPad

Feb 20, 2015
Past Event

Tuning the Rock: A Road Map to Efficiency

Jan 22, 2015
Past Event

Building Energy Exchange Launch Event

Jan 12, 2015
Past Event

Lights, Center, Action!

Apr 01, 2017
Past Event

Reflecting the Sky: A Presentation of the Fulton Transit Center Oculus

Dec 11, 2014
Past Event

Lighting Codes Update: Daylighting

Dec 03, 2014
Past Event

Beacon of Light

Dec 03, 2014
Source

International Green Construction Code

The first model code to include sustainability measures for entire construction projects including the site
Past Event

Cleantech Early Adoption Roundtable

Nov 18, 2014
Source

International Energy Conservation Code

Past Event

Lighting Codes Update Part 2

Nov 12, 2014
Past Event

Daylight Simulation Workshop

Oct 17, 2014
Past Event

Christoph Reinhart: Designing with the Sun

Oct 16, 2014
Past Event

Chasing Ice

Sep 24, 2014
Past Event

Lighting Controls

Sep 18, 2014
Past Event

Lighting Retrofits

Sep 18, 2014
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations

Sep 18, 2014
Past Event

Lighting Fundamentals

Dec 01, 2015
Past Event

Idea|Exchange Podcast #0.5: Daniel Pecoraro

Jul 15, 2014
Past Event

Efficiency Demo Rodeo

Jun 25, 2014
Past Event

2014 Daylight Hour

Jun 20, 2014
Past Event

Energy Efficiency Roundtable: NYC 2.0 Sustainable City

Jun 17, 2014
Past Event

The Lights Have Eyes

Jun 10, 2014
Past Event

"The City Dark" Screening

May 22, 2014
Past Event

Lighting Controls

May 20, 2014
Past Event

Lighting Retrofits

May 20, 2014
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations

May 20, 2014
Past Event

Bright Ideas for a Resilient World

Apr 22, 2014
Past Event

Bright Ideas for a Resilient World

Nov 05, 2015
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations: Current NYC Lighting Laws and Codes

Apr 01, 2014
Past Event

80 x 50: Mapping Ways to a Low Carbon NYC

Mar 25, 2014
Past Event

Build a Buzz: Green Light New York Holiday Celebration

Dec 18, 2013
Past Event

Lighting Controls

Oct 10, 2013
Past Event

Lighting Retrofits

Oct 09, 2013
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations: Current NYC Lighting Laws and Codes

Oct 08, 2013
Past Event

Tail Wags Dog: Smart Grids and Interactive Building Systems

Sep 25, 2013
Past Event

Ultraviolet Spotlight

Sep 18, 2013
Past Event

Hacking Brains: Virtual Tools to Transform Energy Use Behavior

Jun 26, 2013
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations: Current NYC Lighting Laws and Codes

Jun 18, 2013
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations: Current NYC Lighting laws and Codes

May 22, 2013
Past Event

Building Retrofit Basics

May 21, 2013
Past Event

Lighting Controls

Apr 05, 2013
Past Event

Lighting Retrofits

Apr 04, 2013
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations: Current NYC Lighting Laws and Codes

Apr 03, 2013
Past Event

Lighting Controls

Feb 28, 2013
Past Event

Lighting Retrofits

Feb 27, 2013
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations: Current NYC Lighting Laws and Codes

Feb 26, 2013
Past Event

Lighting Controls

Jan 25, 2013
Past Event

Lighting Retrofits

Jan 25, 2013
Past Event

New Lighting Regulations: Current NYC Lighting Laws and Codes

Jan 24, 2013
Past Event

Let There Be Daylight

Jan 15, 2013
Past Event

Control Freaks

Apr 12, 2012
Past Event

Oppositions: LEDs on Trial

Nov 15, 2011

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