CitiesAlive 2018 - Keynote Alan Steele
New York City Conference Recordings
Alan Steel, President & CEO, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center kicked off CitiesAlive 2018 in Brooklyn, NY with a presentation about the massive green roof. Steel outlines the remarkable transformation of New York’s largest convention center into a model of sustainability and wildlife sanctuary. Along with its 6.75-acre green roof, the Javits Center has reduced its energy consumption by 26% and become a unique home to 26 bird species, five bat species and thousands of honey bees. Listen to Alan as he walks through the challenges, results and impact of sustainable building in a dense urban environment and shares his exciting plans for the future of one of New York’s most iconic facilities.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) - North America Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(6) professional industry association working to grow the green roof and wall industry throughout North America since 1999.