Peter Fusaro is a best selling author, thought leader and an advocate for clean energy for over 40 years. Peter is chairman of Global Change Associates, an energy and environmental advisory firm based in New York. He has worked on climate change issues for over 25 years. Peter has been a policy maker in both Washington DC and NYC, and has worked in the capital markets to catalyst investment in clean energy and energy efficiency.
From Nov 13th to Nov 15th 2015, Passive House owners and residents around the globe will open their Passive House homes and offices to share their experiences and show what Passive House is all about. Join NYPH for the 12th International Passive House Days and get a first hand experience of the many advantages Passive Houses offer!
Bright ‘n Green features many Passive House elements, such as, an airtight building envelope, thermal insulation, southern facing site orientation for passive heating/cooling and daylighting, and 24/7 ventilation and air recycling, including a heat recovery ventilator and a earth heat exchanger.
The Getting to Net Zero Workshop is a great way to learn about NYSERDA’s Low-rise New Construction Program, and how it supports homebuilding aimed at net zero performance goals and renewables integration. Workshop modules will show attendees how to build the team, optimize the design and energy modeling, and analyze the economics that will help ensure a successful outcome.
Join us for BuildingEnergy NYC 15: 10/15/15 – Early Bird Registration open now! This year BuildingEnergy NYC offers six tracks and 24 fully accredited sessions to start the conversations, sharing the details on big energy savings in multifamily retrofits, the bigger picture on policy and where it’s driving the building industry, and plans for the biggest Passive House yet, out on Roosevelt Island.
As New York City strives to reduce carbon emissions 80% by 2050, the problem of what to do with these mid-century buildings looms large. This half-day conference will explore both the historical context that led to building practices of the era, as well as business, design, and energy conservation opportunities for retrofitting and renewing mid–century commercial buildings, public housing, and infrastructure in NYC