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9/9/20, 10am - 11:30am

As we face a new world with COVID-19, there are lessons we can learn from the construction, operations, and design industry about swiftly planning and implementing proper safety protocols. 

During this Cross-Learning Alliance webinar, construction team leaders will share how they continued their essential projects during the NYC peak while keeping their workers safe. 

Ellen Honigstock, Director of Education, Urban Green Council 

Anthony M. Montalto, Associate Partner, Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B)
Charlie Whitney, Project Executive, Turner Construction 

About the speakers:

Ellen Honigstock, Director of Education, Urban Green Council 
Ellen oversees the development of Urban Green’s Public Programs. She is also responsible for developing curriculum for Urban Green’s signature programs including GPRO, a national green building certificate program for Contractors, Building Managers/Operators and Trades and Conquering the Energy Code, a training program for Architects and Engineers. Ellen has 28 years experience as an architect and volunteered for Urban Green for several years before joining the staff, where she served as the first Residential Green Building Advocate for Urban Green Council, working to increase green building and LEED for Homes certification in the New York residential marketplace, and as a committee chair of the Green Codes Task Force. In addition, Ellen taught at the 1,000 Green Supers program for SEIU Local 32 BJ Thomas Shortman Training Fund, and holds a number of BPI certifications. Ellen is a co-founder of Solarize Brooklyn and Sustainable Kensington Windsor Terrace. 

Anthony M. Montalto, Associate Partner, Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B). JB&B is a leading MEP consulting engineering firm whose work with cutting-edge engineering technologies has positioned it as a thought leader in sustainable design, carbon emission reduction, and wellness engineering. Anthony has been critical in developing the firm’s life science portfolio, in addition to developing innovative design strategies to improve indoor air quality for occupant health and wellness in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He has a longstanding association with Habitat for Humanity NYC, of which he is currently a board member and currently serves on the ASHRAE NY chapter board. 

Charlie Whitney, Project Executive, Turner Construction. 
Bio to come

Registration will be on Urban Green’s GoToWebinar site. If you’re a member and would like the discount code for this event, please contact Please review Urban Green’s refund policy here. 

As a Cross-Learning Alliance event, discounted member prices are available to ASHRAE, AIA, and Urban Green Members. Cross-Learning Alliance events are designed to bridge the knowledge gap between the people that own, design, build, manage, operate and commission buildings. #crosslearning  

Event Prices 
$10.00 AIANY, ASHRAE, UGC Members 
$20.00 Non-Members 

Organized by
Urban Green Council
9/9/20, 10am - 11:30am
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