Registration for Daylight Hour 2019 is now open
Daylight Hour is a global social media campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of daylight in commercial offices. Using daylight in lieu of electric lighting demonstrates the opportunity to conserve energy, save money, and promote the well-being of the many people who spend their days indoors.
Report: Pursuing Passive
An in-depth study of converting an existing, high-rise multifamily building to the Passive House standard while it remains fully occupied. Working with the Passive House Institute and Steven Winter Associates, we have analyzed the most effective set of strategies to upgrade the envelope, mechanical and other systems to meet the demands of EnerPHit, the Passive House standard for retrofits.
Passive House Primer
Interested in learning more about Passive House but pressed for time? Join BE-Ex for the Passive House Primer – an engaging, one-hour seminar on Passive House fundamentals and their application in the NYC market. Available as a free session delivered at your office.
Please contact Ashley Verhines at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a Passive House Primer for your office.
Current Exhibit: Celebrate NYC
BE-Ex presents Celebrate NYC, an exhibit celebrating the leadership of the New York City real estate community in advancing building energy efficiency and effective climate action. Celebrate NYC showcases 60 energy efficiency retrofit projects. These projects represent all kinds of buildings across New York City’s boroughs, and feature a wide variety of energy upgrades.
Case Study: The New York Botanical Garden
The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) has been a leader in environmental conservation since 1891. Over the last decade, NYBG has transformed its Bronx campus into a 21st-century model of sustainability. By integrating energy efficiency into capital planning and piloting innovative energy upgrades, NYBG has reduced energy use by 21% and emissions by 53% per area sq. ft. and is saving nearly $300,000 each year.
We invite you to join our capital campaign by making a one-time, tax-deductible contribution or becoming a corporate member.