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Wed 10.04.2017

It's Electrifying: Next Steps for Buildings + Systems

When: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM WEDNESDAY, ARCHTOBER 4

Where:THE AUDITORIUM Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011

Three years ago, New York committed to reducing citywide carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050 and the basic underlying math tells us that to achieve 80x50, we must do three things: 1. Cut building energy use in half, 2. Green the grid (make the grid carbon neutral), and 3. Electrify systems to reduce fossil fuel use in buildings. However, the path to achieving all three legs by 2050 is cluttered with uncertainty, raising more questions than answers. When is the right time to electrify building systems? Which technologies will we be seeing more of? Who will do the work? Urban Green's 2017 Conference, It's Electrifying! Next Steps for Buildings + Systems, will feature a robust dialogue on emerging energy and building technologies and will examine the central assumptions about how we'll build and operate our buildings over the coming decades.

AGENDA 8:30 AM | Breakfast/Registration 9:00 AM | Welcome 9:05 AM | Session 1: Electrifying the Building Industry10:50 AM | Break11:05 AM | Session 2: Transforming Building Technologies12:50 PM | Closing Remarks 1:00 PM | Networking

Price: $0 for AIA members, $75 for general public, $0 for students

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