Conference Sponsors

Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate services and investment management. Our more than 40,000 people in 1,000 locations in 70 countries serve the local, regional and global real estate needs of those clients, growing our company in the process. In response to changing client expectations and market conditions, we assemble teams of experts who deliver integrated services built on market insight and foresight, sound research and relevant market knowledge. We attract, develop and reward the best, and most diverse, people in our industry, challenging them to develop enduring client relationships built on quality service, collaboration and trust.

Vornado Realty Trust
Vornado Realty Trust is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT).  Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO)("Vornado") is one of the largest owners and managers of commercial real estate in the United States with a portfolio of over 100 million square feet, primarily located in the New York and Washington, DC metropolitan areas. Vornado's core businesses include: New York Office Properties; Washington, DC Office Properties; Retail Properties and Merchandise Mart Properties.

Con Edison
Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison), a regulated utility, provides electric service in New York City (except for a small area of Queens), and most of Westchester County. The company provides natural gas service in Manhattan, the Bronx, and parts of Queens and Westchester. Con Edison also owns and operates the world’s largest district steam system, providing steam service in most of Manhattan. Con Edison is committed to supporting New York State’s competitive energy market. Through its PowerYourWay program, the company encourages customers to learn about other electric and natural gas companies — known as energy services companies (ESCOs) — and to compare the pricing options and services that they offer.

CodeGreen Solutions
CodeGreen provides comprehensive energy efficiency and sustainability services for corporate offices, buildings, portfolios and entire organizations. We work with our clients to develop and implement cost-effective strategies to improve energy and environmental performance. We provide a full range of energy services including benchmarking, energy audits, commissioning and retro-commissioning services as well as LEED certification management and carbon footprint services. We work with existing buildings, new construction and renovation projects to optimize energy efficiency, improve sustainability and maximize government and utility incentives. To-date, CodeGreen has managed the LEED-EB certification of more than 14 million square feet of office space – 50% of the LEED-EB certified office space in NYC, benchmarked for than 100 million square feet of property for Local Law 84 compliance and performed energy audits and retro-commissioning of more than 30 million square feet of property for Local Law 87 compliance. CodeGreen and our staff are members of USGBC, Urban Green Council, BOMA-NY, REBNY, ASHRAE, ConEd Green Team, AEE, and ULI and we are an Energy Star Partner.

OnForce Solar
OnForce Solar, Inc. is a NY corporation founded in 2007. It is headquartered in The Bronx of New York City and has offices in Fort Lee, NJ, Stamford, CT & Framingham, MA. OnForce is the only solar company in the Bronx. We lead the NYC solar industry by example, and make powerful positive impacts in our community by working closely with various entities to hire local residents. In the last year we've doubled our installation and operation staff utilizing the local labor pool. OnForce is widley recognized as an authority in New York City's complex solar process. Though we operate nationally, we consider New York City home. OnForce has been responsible for the sale, design, engineering, development, financial structuring and/or installation of hundreds of of solar energy projects over the past few years. We are committed to providing our customers with the most intelligently designed, efficient and cost effective solar energy systems avaialble in today's marketplace. With decades of aggregate solar energy experience, we custom design our systems to maximize solar energy potential while providing the highest possible return on investment. Our commitment to service and excellence combined with our expertise and creative financing options have made us a valued community partner that is powering change.

Cauldwell Wingate
Take confidence in knowing that the Cauldwell Wingate team includes strong and capable professionals. From project managers and estimators, to schedulers and superintendents, everyone has substantial proven experience in the New York City building and construction market. Our dedicated and highly-qualified staff work together to successfully deliver a broad range of construction projects.

Component Assembly Systems
CAS is one of the premier drywall and acoustical specialty contractors in the United States. The firm has offices in metropolitan New York, Boston, Central New Jersey, Washington, Philadelphia, Las Vegas and Southern California. Over the past four decades, CAS’ services have evolved beyond framing and drywall to incorporate acoustic and specialty ceilings, millwork installation, all other carpentry related activities as well as the design and installation of exterior wall components. In addition to the “core business activities”, CAS provides 3D modeling, design assist and design build services to meet the needs of their most sophisticated clients.

Construction Validation Systems
Construction Validation Systems LLC (CVSLLC) offers Building Information Modeling (BIM) services to the Architectural, Engineering, Construction domain (AEC) clients to enable them to handle their operations most efficiently in the management of their internal processes and data in the 3D to 6D AEC operating model (visualization, logistics and building simulation, cost over time, building operations). Additionally, CVSLLC provides services to ensure data are validated within the processes though use of software validation tools, and as well validate the as-designed model to the as-exists finished product during the build process through laser scanning and photogrammetry techniques so construction issues are minimized, and owners and building managers can efficiently manage the finished  building assets, systems, and energy profiles.

Honest Buildings is a networking platform and marketplace connecting owners, service providers and tenants so they can do more business more efficiently. With a proļ¬le for every building in the U.S., members can find information, projects, and service providers simply by searching for an address. Building owners and manager save time and money using a streamlined RFQ process to find the most qualified service providers, brokers and products for their next project. Companies, non-profits and governments showcase their work to increase awareness with their target audience, and use referrals to expand their real estate network and grow their organization.

The National Association of Energy Service Companies is a national trade association which has been promoting the benefits of the widespread use of energy efficiency for over 25 years. On behalf of its membership, NAESCO works to help open new markets for energy services by directly promoting the value of demand reduction to customers through seminars, workshops, training programs, publication of case studies and guidebooks, and the compilation and dissemination of aggregate industry data.

NYCEEC is an independent, non-profit financial corporation established by New York City to assist the City in implementing its Greener, Greater Buildings Plan and to advance the goals of PlaNYC. NYCEEC’s mission is to support the City’s energy and climate action goals by catalyzing an energy efficiency retrofit financing market for private building owners. To achieve its mission, NYCEEC is partnering with banks, community development financial institutions and energy services companies to provide financing products for energy efficiency and clean heat improvements in buildings throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

RAL Companies
New York City-based RAL Companies & Affiliates LLC is a premier real estate developer of luxury apartment, condominium, and resort communities nationwide. Founded in 1982, RAL has developed unparalleled expertise in an extensive range of disciplines including design, development, property management and more.  Whether it's the largest residential conversion in Brooklyn's history or the transformation of an iconic ski resort hotel, RAL is responsible for some for some of today's most challenging and ambitious real estate projects—each tailored to the client and guided by a team of experienced management.

Spruce Juice City
When you decide to work with Spruce Juice City, you are putting your high-rise building in trusted, experienced hands. Each member brings nearly three decades of high-level experience in the New York City construction, energy and building industries to each and every aspect of your project, ensuring that your building’s energy efficiency plan is thoroughly tackled from all angles. We have the industry know how and environmental insight to deliver the financial results you need.

AEA is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit training and technical services organization that represents and provides services to a diverse network of community-based organizations that are local subgrantees of New York State's Weatherization Assistance Program administered by New York State's Homes and Community Renewal (HCR). For more than a decade, AEA has been at the forefront of addressing energy efficiency in multifamily buildings. Today building owners and managers can take advantage of a broad range of weatherization and energy management programs and services offered by the AEA network. With administrative offices in midtown Manhattan, and an 18,000 sq.ft. energy services and Energy Management Training Center in the South Bronx, AEA is accessible to the local communities it serves, as well as the broader statewide and national professional community.