Conversations in Renewable Energy

Bayside, Queens, NY

Wednesday October 16, 2019

  • 8.0 AIA / PDH Contact Hours
  • 7.0 HSW Contact Hours
  • 4.0 GBCI CE Hours
  • 8.0 LA CES Hours

Event Details

  • $245 - Full day
  • $165 - Half day

Adria Hotel and Conf. Center
220-30 Northern Blvd,
Bayside, Queens, NY 11361


Designing for Healthier Communities


Maureen M. Mahle LEED AP
Managing Director, Sustainable Housing Services

AIA Course ID 413ENV
USGBC 0920015212

8:30 am – 10:10 am

High-performance design projects now pay more attention to human health impacts of buildings. While health has always been a part of sustainability, exciting new data (and some scary findings) are driving rapid change to a health-motivated perspective. Learn how there is an increased emphasis on human health in our communities and how certification programs can address human health in communities, including LEED, Enterprise Green Communities, National Green Building Standard, WELL Building Standard, and Fitwel.

Solar & Geothermal Power: a broad overview


Jean-Pierre Clejan, NABCEP, IGSHPA, Technology Executive, GreenLogic Energy

AIA Course ID 420SOL
USGBC 90009273

10:20 am – 12:00 pm

Attendees will be introduced to the economics that make solar electricity and geothermal HVAC systems an attractive choice for commercial and residential buildings. What are the various incentives programs that exist in New York City and the surrounding areas? Review recent case studies of LEED projects that incorporated solar electricity and geothermal HVAC and embraced a higher level of energy efficiency in their designs and realized significant benefits from the synergy of these technologies.

Case Studies in Engineering and Ethics


Martin A. Schwartzberg
Attorney at Law, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

AIA Course ID 412ETH

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

This presentation follows a new approach involving presenting ethical dilemmas that arose in major projects. The presentation focuses on actual case studies showcasing dilemmas that arise in the world of construction and how the key players involved reacted to the situation. This program satisfies the ethics requirement for licensed professional engineers in New York.

Impact of the New York City Environmental Regulations on Design Professionals


James P. Cinelli, P.E., BCEE
Liberty Environmental, Inc.

AIA Course ID 366SIT

1:55 pm – 2:45 pm

The NYC E-Designation Program regulates such items as: HazMat Contamination, Noise Attenuation & Air Quality impacts. Impacts on building design include: vapor barriers, noise attenuating materials and exhaust stacks. Attendees will be “walked” through the Office of Environmental Remediation (OER) e-designation process. Learn what design elements are required to obtain OER and DOB approvals.

Houses of the Hamptons


Gary Lawrance
Lawrance Architectural Presentations

AIA Course ID 410HIS

3:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Travel through a window to the past to see how people lived and how they related to architecture. Attendees will be introduced to the great summer resort homes that made the Hamptons one of the premier examples of glamour, luxury and architectural achievement. Houses to be discussed include: The du Ponts’ Chestertown House, Red Maples and The Orchard, one of Stanford White’s last great commissions.

Check in and Breakfast 8:00 am – 8:30 am
Lunch Provided 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Adria Hotel and Conf. Center
220-30 Northern Blvd,
Bayside, Queens, NY 11361

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5 Terry Lane, Plainview, NY 11803
phone: 516-681-0057
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Government employees and Groups of three or more individuals from the same firm will be offered the reduced prices of $215 for the full day.

Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel your reservation, please do so by phone or email, five business days prior to the date of the event. There will be a $25 administrative fee, or your deposit can be tranferred to a future seminar.

Please note: Seminar topics and speakers may be subject to change.

Handouts will be available (and included) for all attendees, along with access online.

Certificates will be available at the conclusion of the event.