Events

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Quarterly Women in Green Breakfast Join YR&G New York for our quarterly breakfast at Inscape Showroom.  The event is open to all women in the green building industry and includes food, mingling, and brief discussions by a few inspired professionals to about their work.

 

2/16/2017 YR&G New York Winter Party 7:00-10:00 Join YR&G for festivities, drinks, and an assortment of food to celebrate the coming year!
11/10/2016 TOD Marketplace Technical Advisory Panel 9:15-10:30 See YR&G Principal Josh Radoff participate in the technical advisory panel at the TOD Marketplace.
4/8/2016 Colorado Rockies Opening Day Celebration 1:00-Game End Stop by for pre-game drinks and festivities, then hang out on the deck and watch the game with us at the office!
5/4/2016 2016 HD Expo: The Evolution of Sustainability and the Built Environment 1:00-1:30pm This session will review the disruptive forces transforming the world of sustainability and healthy places, and showcase the potential to impact projects and businesses in the hospitality industry.
1/29/2016 YR&G and Curmudgeon Group’s “Ecology Changes Everything,” Workshop 12:30-5:40pm We will consider how exposure to juxtaposing ecologies, our natural environment, and daily culture influences collaboration and shapes the way we solve problems in the workplace. Participants will work in groups on strategic, creative, and quasi-scientific problem solving throughout the day; with multiple opportunities to pitch challenges and refine solutions.
12/9/2015 New York Happy Hour Lecture – The BIT Building Program 6:00-8:00pm The next YR&G New York Happy Hour heralds the introduction of a new program that will work to bring sustainable operations best practices to a broad audience. It’s 2.5 years–and many evenings and weekends of scheming later–and we are pleased to welcome the BIT Building program into being. Come learn about the program, meet the folks behind it, and find out how BIT is here to help bring sustainability to all buildings.
11/20/2015 Healthy Places, Healthy People: Building a Healthier Colorado in 2015 and Beyond 11:00-1:00pm YR&G Principal, Josh Radoff, will be moderating the Urban Land Institute Colorado & Colorado Health Foundation event, “Healthy Places, Healthy People; Building a Healthier Colorado in 2015 and Beyond,” on November 20th at the Infinity Park Event Center in Glendale, Colorado.
11/6/2015 Facades+ Dialog Workshop 1:30-3:15pm The design of any façade is multi-objective. From a performance perspective the implications of daylighting, natural ventilation, and the drive for increasing levels of energy efficiency have direct technical and aesthetic implications. Each of these influences on facades will be discussed from a program and climatic perspective by convening a panel of expertise on the criteria required for daylighting, natural ventilation, and energy.
11/4/2015 Chicago Happy Hour Lecture – The BIT Building Program 5:30-7:30pm The next YR&G Chicago Happy Hour heralds the introduction of a new program that will work to bring sustainable operations best practices to a broad audience. It’s 2.5 years–and many evenings and weekends of scheming later–and we are pleased to welcome the BIT Building program into being. Come learn about the program, meet the folks behind it, and find out how BIT is here to help bring sustainability to all buildings.
 8/20/2015 Chicago Happy Hour Lecture – The Roofcrop Farm

6:00-8:00pm

Using the comprehensive green-roof system developed by Omni EcosystemsThe Roof Crop grows clean, responsibly-grown produce and delivers it with minimal environmental impact.  YR&G is continuing our successful Happy Hour Lecture Series with an evening of short presentations followed by Q&A sessions with the experts. Please join us at the newly finished West Loop rooftop farm!
7/14/2015 Billion Oyster Tour

4:00-6:00pm

The New York Harbor School and the Billion Oyster Project have been growing and restoring oysters in the New York Harbor for over six years. The oysters work to filter water in the harbor while also providing habitat for other species and attenuating wave energy. This rain-or-shine tour will offer a unique opportunity to visit the oyster farm and hear from the team behind the project; including students from public schools around the city.
5/13/2015 Utility Energy Forum Join us at the 35th Utility Energy Forum, where you can network with energy efficiency professionals representing energy utilities and allies serving Western states.  Josh Radoff, Co-Founder and Principal of YR&G, will deliver the opening keynote–engaging audiences on the delicate subjects utilities are facing and making them think about the responsibilities and the possibilities we all have in front of us.
4/28/2015 Creative Metrics Panel 6:30-8:30pm Curmudgeon Group & The Simple Good are teaming up this spring to host an interdisciplinary panel addressing the future of metrics and analytics allowing for artists, arts organizations, brands, and creatives to track the short and long-term impact of creative, emotional, and artistic experiences on a range of demographics, including but not limited to youth, minorities, neighborhoods, public audiences, and brand identity.
4/10/2015 3rd Annual Rockies Opening Day Bash 1:00-5:00pm Celebrate the opening home game of the Rockies 2015 season with our 3rd Opening Day Bash at the YR&G Denver office in LoDo.  Stop by for pre-game drinks and festivities, and then stay and hang out on the deck and watch the game with us at the office.
 3/26/2015 Women in Green Breakfast

8:00-10:00am

Join YR&G New York for an inaugural event open to all women in the green building industry.
2/26/2015 Cocktails by Candlelight 5:30-8:00pm Join YR&G New York for an evening of wine, hors d’oeuvres, and signature cocktails.
2/12/2015 USGBC Colorado Metropolitan Branch – “Health and the Built Environment” 1:00-4:30pm In this session, we present the growing body of research that links health, the built environment, and occupant behavior, highlighting strategies for designing, building, and managing spaces that support a healthy, engaged, and sustainable workforce.  Presented by YR&G Principal Josh Radoff.
1/29/2015 New York Happy Hour Lecture Series – “Rating System Roundup” 5:30-7:30pm Join us for a series of short presentations detailing key considerations for various ratings systems including SITES, WELL, LEEDv4, and others.  The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session with the Principals of YR&G –  Lauren Yarmuth, Josh Radoff, and Jenny Carney.
12/04/2014 New York LEED Green Associate Training 2:00-6:00pm The YR&G LEED Green Associate (GA) training is designed to provide an introduction to LEED, with a focus on the new LEED version 4 for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED-NC). Training will be delivered by Principal Lauren Yarmuth.
10/29/2014 Chicago Happy Hour Lecture Series 5:30-7:30pm Join us for several short presentations about the Living Building Challenge Collaborative in Chicago, including one by Senior Sustainability Manager John Mlade.
10/23/2014 Greenbuild After Party 8:30pm-3:00am Join us for our annual Greenbuild After Party at the Metropolitan Night Club!
10/14/2014 Motivating Passion for Sustainable Design:
Beauty, Biophilia and The Living Building Challenge
6:00-8:00pm Join us as YR&G Principal Lauren Yarmuth moderates this discussion of how beautiful and integrated architecture, engineering, and interior design that considers occupant experience at the forefront nurtures a physical connection between humans and their built environment.
09/17/2014 YR&G Chicago – Happy Hour Lecture Series 5:30-7:30pm Join us as YR&G Principal Jenny Carney outlines innovative ways to Inspire High Levels of Sustainability Engagement in Operators and Occupants
07/10/2014 YR&G NYC – Happy Hour Lecture Series 5:30-7:30pm Join us as Peter Syrett of Re:Place Urban Studio helps us to understand how Building Product Transparency and Disclosure is changing the marketplace.
06/28/2014 Design with Purpose Party @ Forum Studio Chicago, IL 7:00-10:00pm Close out the AIA Convention with Architecture for Humanity Chicago at the Design with Purpose event, co-hosted by Forum Studio, Latent Design and YR&G
06/12/2014 YR&G NYC – Happy Hour Lecture Series 5:30-7:30pm Join us as YR&G Principal Jenny Carney outlines innovative ways to Inspire High Levels of Sustainability Engagement in Operators and Occupants
05/08/2014 YR&G NYC – Happy Hour Lecture Series 5:30pm – 7:30pm Join us for a lively discussion about Sustainable Food Strategies and How to Shrink Our “FoodPrint” led by Christina Grace
04/29/2014 LEEDUser Live Webcast 1:30pm LEED – EBOM Recertification with Jenny Carney and Ben Stanley
04/10/2014 YR&G NYC – Happy Hour Lecture Series 5:30pm – 7:30pm Analytics and Benchmarking with Ante Vulin
03/13/2014 YR&G NYC – Happy Hour Lecture Series 5:30pm – 7:30pm Join us for wine and treats at the inaugural event of our Happy Hour Lecture Series! YR&G principals, Narada Golden and Lauren Yarmuth, will discuss Health Positive Design.
03/06/2014 Webinar 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST Featuring Jenny Carney from YR&G and Molly Zinzi from Google: Tackling a Final Frontier in Energy Efficiency: Those Pesky Humans (part of the Blueprint for Efficiency webinar series sponsored by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment)
02/05/2014 USGBC – IL                 LEED v4 Workshop 8:30am – 5:00pm LEED v4: Beyond the Requirements (7.0 GBCI and AIA hours)
12/17/2013 Architecture for Humanity Denver – Salon No. 4 6:00pm “I Thought of That While Riding My Bicycle” Josh Radoff weighs in on bikes as agents of change
12/12/2013 YR&G Chicago Holiday Party with LBC Chicago 6:30pm – 8:30pm 2013 Holiday Bash and Design Competition Launch Party!
12/10/2013 NEWH New York Toasty Tuesday 5:30pm – 8:30pm Lauren Yarmuth Talks Social Sustainability
12/05/2013 YR&G Denver Celebration Dumplings From Around the World
11/20/2013 THE Greenbuild 2013 Party 9:00pm – 2:00a.m. Come celebrate with us Wednesday at Greenbuild! (formerly Thursday night)
11/19/2013 2013 Commercial Interior Architecture & Design Conference 8:00am – Noon Josh Radoff to Speak on Sustainable/Renewable Energy
11/14/2013 YR&G New York Party 6:00pm – 8:00pm ET It’s Time to Celebrate Some of the Things We Love About New York!
10/30/2013 LEEDv4 is Coming!…But don’t be scared. 5:00pm – 7:00pm MT Josh Radoff and Angie Fyfe talk LEEDv4
8/13/2013 9th Annual USGBC-IL and IIDA-IL Boat Cruise 5:30pm – 8:00pm CT Early bird registration until August 2nd
5/28/2013  YR&G and USGBC Colorado Co-hosted Educational Series 3:30pm – 5:00pm LEED EBOM Series: Session 10 – EBOM Wrap-Up: LEED Certified Case and Recertification
4/25/2013 Community College of Denver Confluence Building Tour 1:00pm – 4:00pm MT Join Narada Golden for a tour of Community College of Denver Student Success Building, a YR&G project, for Rocky Mountain Green Conference
4/24/2013 YR&G and USGBC Colorado Co-hosted Educational Series 3:30pm – 5:00pm LEED EBOM Series: Session 9 – Credit Innovations & Documentation
4/4/2013 IFMA Facility Fusion Conference Los Angeles, CA 9:15am – 10:15am PT In-Sourcing High Performance Operations: Engineering Toolkits and Training Jenny Carney presents at the annual IFMA Facility Fusion conference
4/3/2013 IFMA Facility Fusion Conference Los Angeles, CA 3:45pm – 4:45pm PT Is Your Office Stressing You Out and Making You Fat? Josh Radoff presents at the annual IFMA Facility Fusion conference
3/27/2013 YR&G and USGBC Colorado Co-hosted Educational Series 3:30pm – 5:00pm LEED EBOM Series: Session 8 – Engaging Occupants in Single & Multitenant Buildings
3/19/2013 3/21/2013 3/26/2013 4/2/2013 YR&G and USGBC Illinois Co-hosted Webinar Series 5:30pm – 8:00pm CT Virtual LEED Green Associate Study Series & Exam Review Jenny Carney hosts LEED GA study series for USGBC IL

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