September 19 to 25, Join BE-Ex at Climate Week NYC, the biggest climate event on Earth. Hosted by international non-profit the Climate Group, Climate Week NYC’s programming covers hundreds of events across a variety of themes— from the built environment, environmental justice, and energy, to food, transport, and finance.
Building Energy Exchange is thrilled to support this year’s Climate Week NYC with a variety of educational opportunities spanning panel discussions, on-demand training, and more:
Beyond Zero Series: Burn Ban – The Benefits of Induction Cooking (Sept. 22, 6-7:30pm)
BE-Ex & NYSERDA welcome professional chefs, policy experts, and designers for a conversation on all-electric cooking, celebrating the launch of our recently published Induction Cooking Tech Primer: User-friendly Cooktops and Ranges that Reduce Emissions and Improve Air Quality. With panelists from Rewiring America, Forward Dining Solutions, Zakrzewski + Hyde Architects, & Rocky Mountain Institute, learn about the health, cooking, and safety benefits of induction. Tune in online or join us in person at the Exchange in downtown Manhattan.
In recognition of Climate Week NYC, we’re offering our whole library of on-demand classes for free. Visit our e-learning platform, BE-Ex Ed, for courses on the Passive House standard, climate policy, and more. With courses ranging from 30 to 90 minutes, BE-Ex Ed offers content for learners of all types—from those new to the world of high-performance buildings, to seasoned industry professionals looking to advance their knowledge and earn continuing education credits.
International Pathways: Low Carbon Solutions for High-rise buildings (Sept. 20, 9-11am)
BE-Ex welcomes the Swedish Energy Agency and NYSERDA to a knowledge-sharing round table discussion on low-carbon challenges and solutions for high-rise buildings, opportunities for international cooperation, and avenues for advancements in the global effort of decarbonization.
Breaking Down Silos to Accelerate Clean Energy (Sept. 21, 11-12pm)
Join BE-Ex’s Executive Director at the Nest Summit Campus panel, discussing readily available solutions to advance energy efficiency in the built environment.
Urban Growth & Sustainability (Sept. 20, 2-3:15pm)
Danish Association of Architectural Firms, in partnership with AIA, hosts an expert panel of architects and industry leaders, including BE-Ex Executive Director Richard Yancey, on how to successfully transform cities to be more liveable and inclusive while at the same time meeting the challenges posed by climate change.
Chef Chris Galrza (Forward Dining Solutions) joins America Is All In’s #ClimateWeekNYC workshop on induction cooking. This interactive event will feature an induction cooking demonstration (with free food and drinks from New Belgium Brewing) while key speakers discuss ways to engage every level of society to electricity everything.
WISE: Leadership in Climate Tech (Sept. 27, 12-1:30pm)
The Women in Sustainability & Energy community welcomes industry professionals who are directing investment into clean solutions and building the next generation of climate tech.
Passive House Construction Primer (Sept. 29, 1-2pm)
Don’t miss the latest course in the Passive House Training Series! This new offering provides an accessible overview of high-performance, low-carbon design, specifically tailored for contractors, tradespeople, and those interested in the technical aspects of building design.
To see our event calendar and register for events, click here.
For more information on Climate Week NYC, click here.