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Narrowing the Gap Between Design and Performance

5/30/24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Webinar
Local Law 97/19 presents unique challenges for building owners and designers striving for energy efficiency and sustainability. Compliance with this law goes beyond conventional approaches and requires a deep understanding...

NYC Building Code: Rainscreen Fireblocking

4/4/24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Webinar
This program will delve into the critical realm of high-performance wall design, specifically focusing on rainscreen assemblies. Earn valuable HSW continuing education credits while gaining essential knowledge about the impact...

POSTPONED – Project Tour: NYU Rubin Hall EnerPHit Historic Retrofit

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1/18/24, 3pm - 5pm
NYU Rubin Hall
Please note: This tour has been postponed. We will announce the future date as soon as possible! Join an exclusive construction site tour for a concise and insightful glimpse into...

The Pursuit of Decarbonization: Sustainability, Resiliency, Design, and Policy

11/10/23, 8:30am - 6:30pm
Center for Architecture
3.5 LU/HSW Credits will be offered for sessions 1-3. 4.5 LU/HSW credits will be offered for sessions 4-6. If you attend all 6 sessions you will receive 8 LU/HSW credits (Credits will only...

Info Session on Local Law 97 Rules with the Department of Buildings

10/17/23, 10am - 11:30am
Webinar
Join representatives from the NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) for an overview of the proposed rules for Local Law 97 implementation, which are currently open for public comment. In May 2019,...

Policy to Construction: How Carbon Reduction Impacts NYC Agencies & AEC Industry

9/19/23, 5:30pm - 8pm
Brickworks Design Studio
New York City’s energy use and carbon reduction objectives are increasingly ambitious in the face of climate change. The Building, Energy and Zoning Codes are changing accordingly, introducing specific building...

Moisture Management and Protection Strategies for Mass Timber Buildings

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7/12/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Interest in mass timber and awareness of its advantages have exploded in recent years. But with any new construction technique comes new challenges. For mass timber, a particular concern is...

Mass Timber: A Multidisciplinary View

6/26/23, 5:30pm - 7pm
Arup NYC Office
As the popularity of mass timber construction continues to rise, it is essential that architects grasp the design parameters and challenges associated with the technology. Designing a building with mass...

Building Tour: Rheingold by Magnusson Architecture and Planning

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6/22/23, 4pm - 5pm
Rheingold Senior Housing
AIANY Building Science Committee is excited to bring you a tour of the Rheingold by Magnusson Architecture and Planning at Montieth St, Brooklyn, NY, 11206. Located in a rapidly changing,...
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Mass Timber Seminar Philidelphia: Innovation in Modern Timber Construction

6/22/23, 7:30am - Friday, 6/23, 5:45pm
Mitchell Auditorium (Drexel University) at the Bossone Research Center
Join us for the Mass Timber Seminar in Philadelphia, a two-day event bringing industry together professionals for a deep dive into mass timber construction methods. With a comprehensive program of...

Visualizing Building Science with Infrared Thermography

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5/11/23, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Webinar
An infrared (IR) camera is a critical investigative tool for building diagnostics, used to detect a wide range of thermal anomalies ranging from air leaks and missing insulation to HVAC...

The Met’s Skylights and Mechanical System Replacement

3/2/23, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Zoom
The skylights of the A, B, and C wings of the Metropolitan Museum of Art provide natural daylighting for the European Paintings Galleries, which house some of the museum’s most...

AIANY Building Science Committee Kickoff

11/17/22, 12:30pm - 2pm
Zoom
AIA New York is thrilled to introduce you to the newly established AIANY Building Science Committee. We invite you to register and attend the committee’s monthly meetings, which are meant to...

Deep Energy, Multi-Family Retrofits: Interior Versus Exterior Approaches

3/5/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Eat Your Sweater? Interior- or Exterior-Based Deep-Energy Retrofits of Multi-Family Buildings: Why Interior Retrofits May Be the Answer In this “Notes From the Field” presentation we will discuss interior-based deep...

Building Science Days 2019: High Performance, Energy Efficiency & Sustainability

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9/19/19, 8:30am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Building Enclosure Council for two consecutive seminars with renowned building scientists Dr. John Straube and Dr. Joseph Lstiburek. With their combined expertise, Straube and Lstiburek will help...

Building Science Days 2019: High Performance, Energy Efficiency & Sustainability

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9/18/19, 8:30am - Thursday, 9/19, 5pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Building Enclosure Council for two consecutive seminars with renowned building scientists Dr. John Straube and Dr. Joseph Lstiburek. With their combined expertise, Straube and Lstiburek will help...

How Building Enclosure Commissioning Benefits the Design Community

3/20/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
While the design and construction of the building enclosure poses numerous challenges, it also presents opportunities to greatly improve the building’s overall energy performance and sustainability. Learn how to mitigate...

Building Science Days 2018: Defining and Implementing High Performance

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9/13/18, 8:30am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Building Enclosure Council for two consecutive seminars with renowned building scientists Dr. John Straube and Dr. Joseph Lstiburek. With their combined expertise, Straube and Lstiburek will help attendees understand...

Building Science Days 2018: Defining and Implementing High Performance

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9/12/18, 8:30am - Thursday, 9/13, 5pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Building Enclosure Council for two consecutive seminars with renowned building scientists Dr. John Straube and Dr. Joseph Lstiburek. With their combined expertise, Straube and Lstiburek will help attendees understand...

Examining Building Enclosures with Combustible Materials

6/5/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
After a series of exterior fires in high-rise buildings around the globe, the fire protection industry has taken a closer look at the role exterior wall construction played in these...

Building Science Days

9/13/17, 8:30am - Thursday, 9/14, 5pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for two consecutive seminars by renowned building scientists John Straube and Joe Lstiburek. Straube and Lstiburek will will help us to understand old buildings and present repair and...

Current Trends in Façade Design – Driving Forces and Associated Risks

3/9/17, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The introduction of new materials, the innovative use of well-established facade components, the drive to control rising costs and improve quality, and the increase in globalization have led to changes...
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Measuring: The Truth About Building Energy Performance

2/6/17, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Building Enclosure Council for a discussion about the basics of energy flows in a building, which flows are important to measure, and how to measure them. Led by...
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New NYC Energy Code and Its Impact on Daylighting Design

11/3/16, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
On October 3, the new 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code took effect, causing many designers to modify projects to meet these new standards While architects and design teams...
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