The Buildings NY Show will be made carbon neutral whereby carbon emissions generated by the show, including related emissions due to travel by its attendees, will be offset by EnergyWatch, via a donation for wind energy and reforestation.
NEW YORK, NY June 13) - - - BuildingsNY, the event for residential and commercial buildings, plants and facilities, will be 'green' at the upcoming event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY on June 27-28th, thanks to EnergyWatch Inc., a New York-based full service utility rate consulting firm serving clients since 2000. The Buildings NY Show will be made carbon neutral whereby carbon emissions generated by the show, including related emissions due to travel by its attendees, will be offset by EnergyWatch, via a donation for wind energy and reforestation.
"The green movement has influenced us in ways we didn't think possible before," said Ed Nichols, event director, Buildings NY. "We are quite thrilled that EnergyWatch has supported us in this endeavor and that the Javits Center is completely behind us as well."
"We are happy to support entities willing to embrace a 'green' attitude and sustainability," said Jay Raphaelson, President, EnergyWatch. "We applaud the Javits Center as well as Buildings NY in not only talking about green but actually doing something about it."
EnergyWatch Inc. will have a booth on the Buildings NY show floor to impart information to buildings professionals on the many ways that they too, can adopt green and alternative energy sources. EnergyWatch will be in Booth #267.
In addition, BuildingsNY has formed an alliance with the United States Green Buildings Council (USGBC) to assist them, as well as the New York chapter, in communicating the New York buildings marketplace in the USGBC's goal of advancing its mission of transforming the building industry to sustainability. BuildingsNY will be offering a series of educational sessions conducted by USGBC featuring the USGBC's LEED for Existing Buildings and LEED for General Contractors/Construction Managers.
BuildingsNY will feature an Energy & Green Buildings Pavilion, sponsored by New York House magazine, to provide easy product sourcing opportunities for buildings professionals. Here, all of the products and materials that reduce expense through green building techniques and products will be featured. To date, over 68 companies are participating including: Benjamin Moore; Wausau Paper; Con Edison; Sherwin Williams; Trane New York; and Constellation NewEnergy.
BuildingsNY is the event of choice for the metropolitan NY building community. Through state-of-the-art educational sessions, new product previews and sponsorship from some of the leading buildings and facilities associations, BuildingsNY provides nearly 10,000 industry professionals with easy access to the products and services for any building and facility, all accessible with an investment of two days at the conveniently located Jacob Javits Convention Center.
At last year's event, some of the top residential and commercial NY addresses sent their building professionals to BuildingsNY: Bellevue Hospital Center; Bloomberg LP; Brooklyn College; Cablevision; Carnegie Hall; Cushman & Wakefield; Empire State Building; Grubb & Ellis Management; JP Morgan Chase; Madison Square Garden; MTA Bridges & Tunnels; Port Authority of NY & NJ: Trump Organization; United Nations.
BuildingsNY is officially sponsored by The Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York and is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. For more information, please visit www.buildingsny.com
BuildingsNY is part of Reed Exhibitions' portfolio of Security and Life Safety events which include physical and IT security; real estate, and life safety events. For a complete listing of these, please visit: www.reedexpo.com.