ANHD FALL-WINTER 2014-15 CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
IN GREEN AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRODUCTION AND PRESERVATION
DEVELOPING, MANAGING & MAINTAINING YOUR HOUSING PORTFOLIO
Best Practices in Green Housing Development, Asset & Property Management and Facility Maintenance of Affordable Multi-Family Housing
The classes in this popular training series are geared for developers, owners, project managers, building managers, superintendents, maintenance & back office staff of nonprofit housing agencies that develop, manage and maintain affordable housing. These staff development trainings place emphasis on energy-efficient management, conservation and reducing operating costs. The series will be presented by affordable housing and energy experts, architects, construction managers and contractors, professional property managers & real estate professionals.
REGISTER AT HTTP://WWW.NYCHARITIES.ORG/EVENTS/EVENTLEVELS.ASPX?ETID=7462.
DATES: Wednesdays, November 19, 2014 – January 7, 14, 15, 2015.
TIME: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
LOCATION: ANHD Offices, 50 Broad Street, Suite 1402, except for Dec. 17 site visit and Jan. GPRO Certification Trainings
COST: Single sessions (admits 2): $25.
1. Nov. 19. A DETAILED OVERVIEW OF GREEN BUILDING MAINTENANCE WITH AARON LEWIT, CONSTRUCTION MANAGER, LEED. will explain best maintenance & preventive maintenance practices for all building systems including: mechanical, heating, ventilating, cooling, plumbing, electrical, communication, vertical transportation systems, as well as the rehabilitation process & basic physics for building operation, with an emergency efficiency approach. The Low Income Housing Tax Credit Year-15 rehabilitation process will also be highlighted.
2. Dec. 03. Financing Energy-Conservation Measures: Rehab Retrofits, New Con-struction & Green Tenant Trainings.
Marta Bell, Director of Client Services & Senior Advisor, AEA, will explain the NYS Weatherization As-sistance Program (WAP), the Con Edison energy efficiency incentive program, the Nat’l Grid Direct Install and Low-Cost AEA Energy Efficiency Training Programs in detail, how they work & how to combine the programs to receive optimal benefits and incentives.
Thelma Arceo, Project Manager at Eneractive Solutions, will explain the NYSERDA Multi-Family Per-formance Program & services, including the application process, eligibility criteria, financial benefits & in-centives, building improvements/energy saving retrofits. Ms. Arceo will also explain what you need to know about Local Law Compliance to NYC’s Energy Efficiency Legislation also known as the “Greener, Greater Buildings Plan”.
a. NY State Weatherization Assistance Program .
b. Con Edison’s Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Program. Find out about ConEd’s new energy savings program and how to be the first on your block to get free energy audits, free compact fluorescent light bulbs, smart strips, and free water saving devices.
c. National Grid Direct Install and Low-Cost AEA Energy Efficiency Training Programs
d. NYSERDA Multi-family Performance Program.
e. Local Law Compliance to NYC’s Energy Efficiency Legislation: Building Performance Benchmarking; New Energy Conservation Code; Energy Audit & Retro-commissioning; Light-ing/Submetering.
3. Dec. 10. Passive House Construction Standards & Affordable Housing Develop-ment. Prominent NYC Architect Chris Benedict, R.A., and Scott Short, Housing Director, Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council (RBSCC – the non-profit developer), will explain Passive House construction standards and the principles of super insulation, tight building and apartment construction, eliminating thermal bridging, and ventilation/heat recapture/exchange. Passive House construction may be accomplished at the same costs as general construction methods and save from 70% to 90% of standard energy usage, and is very appropriate for affordable housing development by community based organizations like RBSCC.
4. Dec. 17. 11 am – 12:30 pm. Site Visit/Field Trip to A (Green) Passive House Affordable Multi-Family Building. NY City Architect Chris Benedict, R.A., and Scott Short, Housing Director, Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council, the developer, will walk us through the construction site of the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizen Council’s 100% affordable housing development and explain the construction process in keeping with Passive House standards. We will also get a chance to understand up-close all the building systems, proper installation, maintenance & repair, including the Passive House (Green) aspects of the building envelope, mechanical, electrical, heating and heat recapture & redistribution, cooling and plumbing systems, orientation, etc. Please note new class time and location. This class will meet promptly at 10:45am at the site. Brooklyn location to be announced.
5. Special GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (GPRO O&M Class)
• 2-Day Training: January 7th and 14th, • 1/2-Day Review & Exam: January 15th, 9am–1pm.
Classes held at Solar One’s training lab: 11-17 43rd Avenue (entrance on 12th Street), Queens.
To register for this go to: www.Solar1.org/affordable-housing-training. Or contact Gary Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-576-5663