Wednesday November 18th, 2020
9:00 am to 10:00 am

Get informed on New York City climate legislation and its impact on buildings. Register now for the Climate Mobilization Act Primer, a one-hour seminar examining the basic principles of the Climate Mobilization Act and offering actionable guidance for building decision makers.

The Climate Mobilization Act, passed in April of 2019, is an ambitious legislative package placing emissions limits on New York City’s large commercial and residential buildings. In addition to these emissions limits, codified in Local Law 97 of 2019, the legislation includes green roof and solar PV mandates (Local Laws 92 & 94), building energy performance grades (Local Law 95), and the establishment of clean energy financing tools (Local Law 96).

The Climate Mobilization Act Primer is designed for property owners, managers, developers, and other key stakeholders interested in gaining a foundational understanding of the Climate Mobilization Act and for those seeking direction as they navigate these new regulations.

Moderator
Elissa Knight, Policy Advisor, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability

Instructor
Wolfgang Werner, CEO & President, Urban Fabrick

Wolfgang Werner is the President and CEO of Urban Fabrick, Inc., a sustainability and communications consultancy with offices in San Francisco and New York City. Wolfgang has more than 20 years of experience in building sustainability, architectural design, construction administration and building investigation. His areas of expertise include general building sustainability concepts, strategies, and technologies, environmental rating & certification systems, building codes, policies, standards, and regulations, Passive House design, and embodied energy and carbon. Wolfgang holds a Dipl.-Ing. degree in architecture from the Technische Universität, Berlin, Germany and a master’s degree in architecture from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY. He is a licensed architect in the State of New York, a LEED Accredited Professional since 2004, a USGBC Faculty member and a Certified Passive House Consultant.

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