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Passive House Accelerator: Buildings of Excellence Round 3 Awards by NYSERDA



Listen to interviews with Buildings of Excellence Round 3 Awards winners.

Zack Semke, director of Passive House Accelerator, highlights a series of short interviews conducted immediately after the close of the Awards Ceremony that celebrated the winning projects for Round Three of the Buildings of Excellence Competition presented by NYSERDA, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.

The Accelerator, in partnership with NYSERDA and AIA New York, produced the awards ceremony at the Center of Architecture in New York City. Round 3 of NYSERDA’s Buildings of Excellence program is an exciting 48 million-dollar-plus initiative to advance clean and resilient buildings that are profitable, beautiful, and affordable for all New Yorkers. The awards support the state’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 85% by 2050 and advance Governor Kathy Hochul’s goal to achieve two million climate-friendly homes by 2030.

Interviews include: Katrin Klingenberg, Executive Director & Co-Founder of PhiusJames Hartford, Partner at River ArchitectsJeff Mirel of Rosenblum Development Corporation and Shawn Corp of Balzer & Tuck ArchitecturePournamasi Rath and Ed Ettinger of Ettinger Engineering AssociatesJesse Schwartzberg of Black Mountain Architecture and Dave Bruns of Bruns Realty Group

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