Thursday, January 10th 2019

10:30 AM

CSC Webinar: Improving the Resilience of Multi-family Affordable Housing in NY

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/22205a4

During this webinar, speakers will discuss an approach to assessing the resilience of multi-family buildings and identify ways to reduce risks through actionable resilience strategies aimed at improving individual building systems. The presenters will provide an overview of resilience assessment tools such as B-READY and FloodHelpNY, resources available through NYSERDA on climate-related hazards, and case study findings from recent pilot projects.

Speakers:
     • Jim Leahy (Senior Consultant, Sustainable Buildings and Communities, DNV GL)
     • Nick Rajkovich (PhD, AIA, Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo)
     • Laurie Schoeman (Senior Program Director, Resilient Communities and Disaster Recovery, Enterprise Community Partners)

Learning Objectives:
     • Understand the need for better protecting vulnerable populations in local communities.
     • Learn about the basic approach for assessing resilience in buildings.
     • Understand strategies multi-family building owners can adopt to minimize the impact from hazardous events.

Please see the URL under “Additional information” for more detail on how to register and join the webinar on January 10th. For assistance with WebEx, call 1-800-697-1323 or 518-408-6487. Alternatively, you may visit https://collaborationhelp.cisco.com/?language=en-us and select or search for the WebEx topic that you need help with.