Thursday January 28th, 2021
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us for the first 2021 episode of Radio BE-Ex, as Sadie McKeown of CPC joins Yetsuh Frank to discuss financing high-performance retrofits at scale.

New York’s climate objectives cannot be met without widespread building retrofits. City and State initiatives like the NYC Accelerator and RetrofitNY are focused on accelerating the development of a self-sustaining market for scalable high-performance retrofit solutions. But what role will finance need to play in order to support the required scale and pace of this market growth?  And how will that role vary across affordable and market rate properties?

Sadie McKeown is the Executive Vice President at the Community Preservation Corporation, a leading nonprofit affordable housing and community revitalization finance company. Join us for a conversation with Sadie on the ways in which lenders can support retrofit projects that improve energy efficiency, occupant health, and comfort.

Radio BE-Ex is a live podcast series by Building Energy Exchange that features industry leaders working at the intersection of buildings, energy, and sustainability. The Radio BE-Ex theme for 2021 is Radical Scale: the people, processes, and technology that will ensure the built environment meets the needs of the future. 

Radio BE-Ex is made possible across 2021 through the generous support of National Grid.

Yetsuh Frank, Managing Director, Strategy & Programs, Building Energy Exchange

Sadie McKeown, Executive Vice President, Community Preservation Corporation


  • Deep Retrofits
  • Passive House / High Performance
  • Radio
  • Radio BE-Ex

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