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May, 2018
        Volume 19, Issue 5      
  |   NEWS
Bridgeport, CT – A Model for Resiliency  

The pattern along the water’s edge in Bridgeport, Connecticut presents a familiar scene to New Englanders: active harbors and historic homes interspersed with blighted buildings and weathered infrastructure. The city’s architecture suggests a prosperous past and a difficult present. But this city—prone to acute and chronic flooding, and facing the ills of climate change and sea level rise—will not leave its future to chance. The City of Bridgeport has a plan to survive and even thrive in the next decades of environmental change, and may position itself as a national leader in resiliency.

 Map of study area showing proposed flood barriers
EVGB on East 14th Street – Raising the Bar for Sustainable Buildings in NYC 

Extell Development Company’s newest edition to their portfolio is located in Manhattan’s exciting East Village neighborhood. The project, referred to as EVGB, is located on East 14th Street and will comprise 160 residential rental apartments as well as retail space on the ground floor. Under the guidance of Steven Winter Associates, EVGB is currently pursuing a range of sustainability and energy efficiency performance standards.

 EVGB Image

Last year, we wrote about New York State’s plans for replacing the 2,000 megawatts of electricity provided by Indian Point. As of this spring, the nuclear power plant is still slated to close in April of 2021. However, there are still some gaps between downstate’s power requirements and the total power available without Indian Point.
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  Indian Point Image
  |   EVENTS
DCRA Green Materials & Technologies Seminar

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Washington, DC

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New York Passive House Conference

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New York, NY

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Enclosure Fundamentals: Foundation Waterproofing

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Washington, DC

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