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On May 18th, discover what makes New York City one of the greenest metropolises in the world. See first-hand what is being done to further develop our sustainability and resiliency for the future. The one-day event will take guests behind the scenes to see sustainable sites throughout the city. Tours will highlight cutting edge innovations in building energy, water management, waste management, urban agriculture, and more.
On February 20th, MSSM student, Julia Ragragio Ruiz presented a capstone presentation on flood insurance in NYC at the February forum on flood reslience of GreenHome NYC. The presentation was featured along with Albert Wei of Kohn Pedersen Fox and Lance Jay Brown of Lance Jay Brown Architecture + Urban Design and a larger conversation about a flood insurance report prepared for the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability.
This year’s tour will feature: Passive homes, wind turbines, Intello Membranes, private green roofs, a natural pool, recycled material composition and more!
Microgrids and Demand Response hold the potential to be two of the most impactful developments in smart grid expansion. Small self-sustaining power networks within the larger grid system can provide a higher level of local reliability than what is provided by the entire power system as a whole and implement an infrastructure that collects load data and more.