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January, 2019
        Volume 20, Issue 1      
  |   NEWS
Here’s What DC’s New Energy Efficiency Requirements Mean for Existing Buildings  

District of Columbia Mayor, Muriel Bowser, signed a landmark piece of legislation known as the Clean Energy DC Omnibus Amendment Act this past Friday. With the mayor’s signing, Washington, DC becomes one of the first jurisdictions in the country with a binding, comprehensive law aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.



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  |  TECHNICALLY SPEAKING

Leading organizations know that improved well-being helps employees to be healthier and lowers healthcare costs. It also helps employees to be more productive, creative and innovative. The same concept can be applied to tenants in rental buildings and condos. Check out part 2 of this post to learn more tips for achieving a healthier indoor environment.
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Planning For Success: Large Multifamily Passive House Buildings 

Achieving Passive House certification at any scale is the result of careful design and execution. As multifamily PH projects increase in size and complexity, it is critical to manage the integrated design process (IDP). SWA Senior Sustainability Consultant, Joanna Grab, breaks down the planning process in a recent article for Building Energy Magazine.




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  |  PROJECT PROFILE
Star Garment Innovation Center
Katunayake, Sri Lanka
 

  Star Garment Passive House
Architect/Designer:
Vinod Jayasinghe Associates Ltd.
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture


SWA Services:
Passive House Feasibility Analysis
Energy & Thermal Bridge Modeling
Testing & Verification

Building Size:
40,000 sf; low-rise

Certification:
Passive House Institute – EnerPHit Pilot Project

  |   UPCOMING EVENTS
Designing Accessibility for Hospitality
1.30
Speaking
New York, NY

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Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes
2.6
Speaking
Mt. Kisco, NY

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International Builders Show
2.19
Speaking
Las Vegas, NV

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NYC Foam Ban
January is National Radon Action Month
Buildings and Beyond Podcast
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