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October, 2019
        Volume 20, Issue 10      
  |  NEWS
Two SWA Projects Earn CTGBC Award  

The MGM Springfield Resort was awarded the 2019 Out-of-State Award of Merit, and the UCONN Engineering & Science building received the 2019 Institutional Award of Honor at the CT Green Building Council Award Ceremony. SWA served as the sustainability consultants for both projects.
  
  
Buildings and Beyond Podcast is Back!  

Our podcast is back for its third and ”final season”...by which we mean there no longer will be long breaks, as we transition away from seasons and continually release a new episode on the first Tuesday of every month! Our latest episode is focused on passive-house-principles and features Jesse Thompson, a Portland, Maine based architect and building science expert.

  
 
  
  |  Blog
Electric Cars: Are They Better for Your Pocket and the Climate Right NOW? 

A lot of information about electric vehicles seems to be pretty biased, so we set out to create a transparent blog for our readers to figure out if an EV is a significantly better option for them or not. We examined the question of "at what gas price is an EV cheaper to drive (than current car) per mile?" and considered timing- WHEN is the right time to get an EV? We did the math for you!
 
 
Be a Carbon Hero with Five Easy Tactics 

By completing an Integrated Design Process for a project, you get the five basic tools to optimize embodied carbon and operational energy use in your design. Target the early phase of the project because low-carbon design practices, especially when looking at embodied carbon, are the most efficient (as well as cost-effective) in the early phases of a project.
 
 
  |  PROJECT PROFILE
210 Hancock
Ithaca, NY
 

Developer/Owner:
Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services


SWA Services:
Energy Modeling
Field Verification Incentive Support

Building Size:
63,393 sf, 54 apartments & 12 attached town homes

Certification:
ENERGY STAR® Version 3.1,
Enterprise Green Communities,
LEED for Homes Gold

  |   UPCOMING EVENTS
NYSERDA Multifamily Summit
10.21 - 10.23
Speaking
Tarrytown, NY

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Passive House Massachusetts Symposium
10.23
Speaking
Boston, MA

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Design 4 People Conference
10.23 - 10.24
Speaking
Boston, MA

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Maine IAQ & Energy 2019 Conference
10.31 - 11.1
Speaking
Portland, ME

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Future-Proofing Buildings Panel
11.4
Moderating
New York, NY

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ABX 2019
11.6 - 11.7
Speaking
Boston, MA

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Ventilation Solutions for Passive House Towers
11.7
Speaking
New York, NY

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World nZEB Forum
11.14
Speaking
Dublin, Ireland

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Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
11.20
Speaking
Atlanta, GA

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