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Wolfgang Werner Speaking About Energy at Innovation Seminars in NY

Wolfgang Werner Speaking About Energy at Innovation Seminars in NY

Wolfgang Werner, principal at Urban Fabrick, will be one of the keynote speakers at the German-American Innovation Seminar 2016: Energy Efficiency in Buildings on December 6, 2016 in Brooklyn. The event takes place at NYU Tandon School of Engineering and is sponsored by the German American Chamber

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Bill Worthen and Wolfgang Werner Attend Urban Green Council Gala

Bill Worthen and Wolfgang Werner Attend Urban Green Council Gala

Urban Fabrick’s founder Bill Worthen and New York office head Wolfgang Werner recently attended the Urban Green Council’s (the New York City affiliate of the USGBC) annual Gala – a fundraiser and networking event attended by a who’s who of the city’s building sustainability leaders.

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Passive House Case Studies Presented by Home Owners

Passive House Case Studies Presented by Home Owners

Passive House California is hosting a panel discussion on The Home Owner Viewpoint: Passive House Case Studies & Economics this Sunday August 21 from 3-6 pm at Covo.

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Wolfgang Werner Attends 2016 National Energy Codes Conference

Wolfgang Werner Attends 2016 National Energy Codes Conference

Earlier this year, I attended the 2016 National Energy Codes Conference in Tucson. As a Conquer the Energy Code instructor for Urban Green Council, I felt sufficiently interested in the subject to make the trip to sunny Arizona.

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Bill Worthen Leading a Deep Dive into Onsite Water Reuse for IFMA Silicon Valley

Bill Worthen Leading a Deep Dive into Onsite Water Reuse for IFMA Silicon Valley

What do you know about water reuse? Your office, home or your next project very likely has a water source or two that can be used for non-potable applications, but can you permit it?

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New York City’s Drive Toward 80 by 50 Gathers Steam

New York City’s Drive Toward 80 by 50 Gathers Steam

Many members of New York City’s green building community were slightly worried that the sustainability programs and initiatives started during the Bloomberg administration would perhaps not continue with the needed momentum under the current Mayor Bill de Blasio. In other words, we were not sure if the

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