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Kyle Pickett Speaking at GreenerBuilder Event

Kyle Pickett Speaking at GreenerBuilder Event

Kyle Pickett, Managing Principal at Urban Fabrick, Inc and Executive Director for The Urban Fabrick Collaborative, now the William J. Worthen Foundation, will be speaking at GreenerBuilder on Thursday, July 14th in San Leandro, California.

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Future Vision Project is Finalist in Best Climate Practices Competition

Future Vision Project is Finalist in Best Climate Practices Competition

So pleased to share some more great news about Future Vision! The project, developed by Resilient Design Associate Johanna Hoffman, is now a finalist for this year’s Best Climate Practices Competition for building resilience to climate disaster risk.

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Wolfgang Werner on Jury for German House’s Energy Efficiency Showcase & Award Challenge

Wolfgang Werner on Jury for German House’s Energy Efficiency Showcase & Award Challenge

Urban Fabrick’s very own Wolfgang Werner is set to jury the upcoming Energy Efficiency Showcase & Award Challenge at New York’s German House, on July 13th.

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Non-potable Water Reuse Happy Hour in San Francisco on July 12

Non-potable Water Reuse Happy Hour in San Francisco on July 12

There are some exciting changes coming down the pipeline with water reuse in San Francisco. Join us for a happy hour networking event to learn more!

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Urban Fabrick Future Vision Project Makes Finals of MIT Climate CoLab Competition

Urban Fabrick Future Vision Project Makes Finals of MIT Climate CoLab Competition

We’ve got some exciting news! Urban Fabrick, Inc.’s Future Vision, a project developed by Resilient Design Associate Johanna Hoffman, made it into the finals in the year’s MIT Climate CoLab Competition.

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Urban Fabrick at Living Future unConference 2017

Urban Fabrick at Living Future unConference 2017

Three weeks ago, Urban Fabrick CEO Wolfgang Werner and Project Manager Colleen FitzSimons traveled to Seattle for the Living Future unConference 2017 (LF17).

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Webinar: Getting Past the “Yuck Factor” of Water Reuse hosted by USGBC Northern California

Webinar: Getting Past the “Yuck Factor” of Water Reuse hosted by USGBC Northern California

What do you know about water reuse? In order to address the knowledge gaps that currently exist across the building industry, USGBC Northern California will be a hosting a webinar  “Yuck to Yay An Introduction to Onsite Water Reuse.”

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San Francisco BREEAM In-Use Assessor Training Workshop May 22 – 23, 2017

San Francisco BREEAM In-Use Assessor Training Workshop May 22 – 23, 2017

Urban Fabrick is pleased to announce that a BREEAM USA In-Use Assessor Training course will take place at the Covo coworking space in San Francisco, May 22-23.

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The Power of Storytelling: Harnessing Short-Term and Long-Term Thinking for Climate Change Planning

The Power of Storytelling: Harnessing Short-Term and Long-Term Thinking for Climate Change Planning

More and more these days, negotiating climate change is a storytelling issue. While scientific research is an essential part of the process, it’s far from enough. Encouraging people to act takes more than rigorous data.

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A New Path: Exploring Alternative Certification for Existing Buildings

A New Path: Exploring Alternative Certification for Existing Buildings

In Fall 2016, more than 5.6 million commercial buildings in the U.S. received their first opportunity for global sustainability performance benchmarking and recognition with BREEAM — the United States’ newest sustainable assessment method.

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