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April, 2019
        Volume 20, Issue 4      
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N Y C’ S   C L I M A T E   M O B I L I Z A T I O N   A C T  

On April 18, Introduction 1253-2018 was approved by the New York City Council along with several other major pieces of legislation as part of a Climate Mobilization Act. The Urban Green Council describes it as “arguably the most disruptive in our lifetime of the NYC real estate industry.” We agree. While it will take some time to more precisely gauge impact across the industry, here is an initial primer...

Blog: What Does This Mean for Building Owners?  
This new local law will actually require energy performance levels – and significant retrofits in some cases – in most large existing buildings.
Podcast: Diving into the Details of NYC's Green New Deal
SWA’s Marc Zuluaga breaks down the details of the bill and shares some advice for building owners and managers.
SWA Joins IWBI as a Cornerstone Member  

SWA is excited to announce its involvement in the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) membership program as a Cornerstone Member, joining companies from across the globe that are committed to enhancing buildings and communities to help people thrive.


As nations all over the globe tackle operational emissions from buildings, we must now address our total emissions impact. Studies have revealed the growing significance of embodied emissions in buildings, but its importance is often underestimated in energy efficiency decisions.
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Dickinson College LEED Platinum Residence Hall
Carlisle, PA

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Dickinson College

SWA Services:
Energy Modeling,
Green Building Certification,
Inspections & Performance Testing

Building Size:
91 dorm rooms; 41,677 sf

LEED® v2010 Multifamily Midrise Platinum

Green Building United Sustainability Symposium
Philadelphia, PA

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Fundamentals of Passive House Workshop
West Hartford, CT

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The Future of Energy in Buildings: Moving to Zero
Rye, NY

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Materials: LBC, LEED, & Industry Trends
New Haven, CT

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FirstService Sustainability Expo 2019
New York, NY

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NAPHN19 Conference & Expo
6.27 - 6.28
New York, NY

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