NYSERDA is collaborating with a number of member-based organizations across various sectors to achieve carbon neutral buildings and communities.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. ASHRAE and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.
American Institute of Architects (AIA) – New York State AIA New York State’s mission is to represent architects and the profession of architecture in government with the goal to promote the scientific and practical perfection of its members. There are 13 chapters of AIA in New York State. In addition to AIA’s mission, AIA’s 2030 commitment, which prioritizes energy performance, will only help to deliver the success of this competition. Learn more at the AIA New York State website.
American Institute of Architects (AIANY) – New York Founded in 1857, AIA New York is the oldest and largest chapter of AIA. The Chapter’s members include participating architects, allied professionals, students, and public members interested in architecture and design. Learn more at the AIA New York City website.
Building Energy Exchange (Beex) Beex connects New York City’s real estate and design communities to energy and lighting efficiency solutions through education, exhibitions, technology demonstrations and research. Learn more at the Beex website
Center for Economic Growth is a nonprofit, regional economic and business development organization that serves as the primary point of contact for businesses interested in growing in or moving to New York’s 8-county Capital Region. Whether you are looking for incentives, real estate or comprehensive demographic and business climate information, in need of entrepreneurship or workforce training services, or want to relocate or expand anywhere in the Capital Region, CEG knows the way. Learn more at the CEG website.
New York State Economic Development Council is the state's principal organization representing economic development professionals. Our more than 900 members include the leadership of Industrial Development Agencies and Local Development Corporations, commercial and investment banks, underwriters, bond counsels, utilities, chambers of commerce, higher education institutions, and private corporations. Learn more about New York State Economic Development Council website.
Passive House Accelerator was created to make it easier for practitioners and others to learn about Passive House concepts and technologies, to support the community by allowing them to share ideas and solutions, to continue and expand on the incredible conversations and sessions at conferences, and to allow those who are succeeding in creating beautiful projects and/ or solutions to share their knowledge. Learn more at the Passive House Accelerator website.
Passive House Institute (PHI) is an independent research institute that has played an especially crucial role in the development of the Passive House concept – the only internationally recognized, performance-based energy standard in construction. Learn more about the PHI website.
Passive House Institute US is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to making high-performance passive building the mainstream market standard. PHIUS trains and certifies professionals, maintains the PHIUS+ climate-specific passive building standard, certifies and quality assures passive buildings, and conducts research to advance high-performance building. Buildings that meet the PHIUS+ standard use 40-60 percent less energy for space conditioning than conventional buildings. PHIUS+ buildings provide superior indoor air quality, resilience during power outages, and an extremely quiet, comfortable indoor environment. Project teams are increasingly adopting passive building principles and the PHIUS+ standard for single-family, multifamily, and commercial construction to achieve Net Zero buildings. Learn more about the PHIUS Website
The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) represents influential real estate professionals as it works to protect, improve, and advance the business of real estate in New York City. Learn more at the REBNY website.
Urban Green Council’s mission is to transform buildings for a sustainable future in New York City and around the world. We help develop cutting-edge policy, we educate a broad range of professionals, and we research solutions that drive policy and best practices nationally and globally. By working with both the public and private sectors, we leverage our effectiveness. Learn more at www.urbangreencouncil.org.CPC