Coming Up!

Events & Career Opportunities:

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*2021 10 19 - From Feasibility to Verification: Tools for Successful Geothermal Installations - Noon to 1 PM EDT - In this session you will hear about a web-based software platform, called GeoFease to quickly model a building and associated ground loop.  Then you’ll get an overview of a popular ground loop design software, GLD, used by many top designers for larger commercial buildings.  A new product to monitor installed geothermal ground loops called GeoEnsure in larger commercial buildings, that sends performance data directly to cloud-based software powered predictive analytics platform.  The session will also introduce a web-based tool developed for New York City called the NYC Geothermal Pre-Feasibility Tool to explore the feasibility of different types of ground heat exchangers on a block-by-block basis. Good stuff!  Register here.

Presenters:

  • Ed Lohrenz / GEOptimize  - GeoFease
  • Dan Bernstein / Gaia Geothermal – GLD & GeoEnsure
  • John Rhyner /CDM Smith - NYC Geothermal Pre-Feasibility Tool

 

 

*2021 10 19 - Hudson Valley EnergySmart Homes Virtual House Tour – 7:00 PM “Virtually tour three local homes benefiting from clean energy upgrades and see how your neighbors are saving money with air source heat pumps, geothermal systems, heat pump hot water heaters and energy efficiency!  Attend our upcoming webinar, enroll online, or get in touch. Sustainable Westchester can connect you to vetted installers who will help to improve your home's comfort and climate impact. RSVP to the webinar here or call (914) 242-4725 ext. 122”

 

2021 10 21 – Register for Online Ground Source Heat Pump Design Course  Begins Thursday Oct 21, 9-to-Noon PDT - One three-hour module for 3 weeks, till Nov 4 - Info and Registration  Here  Includes software and design tools from presenter (S. Kavanaugh).  AIA Learning Equivalent Units (2.5 LEU's per module) available at no charge.  Fees: $225 per module or $575 for the 3-module package.  Discounts for early registration and for members of NYGeo, and other organized geo associations.  Packaged and led by the man who wrote the book—Steve Kavanaugh— with Chad Martin and Lisa Meline. Organized by California Geo's Learning Team.  Contents includes: Overview, 13-step design process, and special topics toward better installations of geo heat pump systems.

 

*2021 10 22 IGSHPA – Commercial Loopfield Configurations and Pumping – From the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) - “Ed Lohrenz from GEOptimize and Tom Wyer of Geo-Flo Corporation will be giving a joint presentation giving us a deeper look into commercial design.  The presentation will discuss commercial geothermal loopfield configurations and pumping.  We welcome all members to invite anyone who would benefit from learning more about commercial design configurations.  For questions please contact us at info@igshpa.org.   Use this link to get registered for this FREE event.

 

*2021 10 26  Designing Utility Scale Ground Loops: Special Considerations - Noon to 1 PM EDT  Geothermal designers are being asked to extend their experience with large campus systems, with commonly owned buildings, to a broad, modular thermal utility capable of supporting an entire city.  This session will outline examples of a series of connected ambient loops, similar to a domestic water distribution system.  The loops exchange thermal energy with water-source heat pumps installed in area buildings. Hybrid elements can be added to cover peaks or to operate micro-districts until enough load diversity is added to level the system’s loop temperature, reducing or eliminating the need for hybrid inputs.   Register here.

Presenters:

  • Cary Smith / GreyEdge Group
  • Garen Ewbank / GreyEdge Group

 

2021 10 27 - Community Heat Pump Planning Challenges - 2:00-3:30This presentation will provide an overview of the planning process for a district scale community heat pump-based system. The major considerations that should be addressed in the planning process will be outlined.  Speakers: Gary Phetteplace, Ph.D., P.E., GWA Research, LLC. and Steve Tredinnick, P.E., Burns & McDonnell”  We will be listing the next 2 sessions of this 17 webinar series from ASHRAE/NYSERDA in Just In ! each week.  The full series website is here.

 

*2021 10 28 – Alliance for Clean Energy NY Fall Conference: Running on Renewables: NY’s Race to Clean Energy – 9:30-2:30 – Free, Virtual - Excellent presentations, videos, and steps for reaching our ambitious climate goals. Spotlight Speakers: David J. Hayes, Special Assistant to the President for Climate Policy at The White House; Doreen Harris, President and CEO of NYSERDA; Houtan Moaveni, Executive Director, NY State Office of Renewable Energy Siting.  Break out panels on Renewable Permitting and Taxes, Transmission, Efficiency, and Transportation Electrification.  Register Here, including our Race for Renewables 5K Run/Walk to get things running! Proceeds to benefit New Yorkers for Clean Power.

 

*2021 11 09 – NY Tech Manual Forum – 10:00-12:00 – New York’s Technical Resource Manual (TRM) governs how energy savings are calculated and is key to deciding which technologies and projects are incentivized.  This forum will start with a presentation on the TRM Management Committee and 2021 revisions to the manual.  It will also include a look at new and future technologies and a stakeholder forum.  Questions or feedback can be submitted in advance to ensure they are addressed during the session. Send inquiries to erighter@trccompanies.com by November 5 at 5pm.  Register here.

 

*2021 11 17 - Codes and Standards for Community Heat Pump Systems- 2:00-3:30 This presentation will provide the attendees with an overview of current published work in Codes and Standards and a summary of topics currently being discussed in technical committees relevant to Community Heat Pump Systems. Additionally, existing guidelines and technical resources will be provided for those involved in planning and design activities.  Speaker: Lisa Meline, P.E., Meline Engineering Corporation Moderator: Steve Tredinnick, P.E.”  We will be listing the next 2 sessions of this 17 webinar series from ASHRAE/NYSERDA in Just In ! each week.  The full series website is here.

 

2021 12 14-16 - IGSHPA Hosts Ground Water Week Conference At this NGWA (National Ground Water Association) conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, IGSHPA (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association), will be hosting and featuring its own keynote address, multiple in-class trainings, workshop tracks (residential, commercial & drilling), vendor exhibit and hospitality opportunities.  “With this being our first time back together since Orlando, it sets the stage to be a great homecoming celebration… We will be able to spend time with the drilling professionals of our industry plus get re-acquainted with your industry friends and colleagues… To register for the event, visit IGSHPA's conference registration page here.”  Exhibitor registration page is here.

 

2022 03 23 &24 NY-GEO 2022 In-Person Conference / Electrify with Heat Pumps  SAVE THE DATES, Marriott Hotel – 189 Wolf Road, Albany, New York.  We will provide updates as we develop the conference sessions, and resume registration, sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor information.  Updates will show up in Just In! or at the NY-GEO website as our conference organizing evolves.


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Mechanical Design Engineer – Geothermal Focus – CHA Consulting -  CHA Consulting, Inc. is an innovative, full-service engineering consulting and construction management firm working to responsibly improve the world we live in. Currently seeking a PE mechanical engineer with experience in the design of geothermal systems to support building scale and district geothermal project development, feasibility, design and construction. CGD certification preferred. Rochester, Syracuse,  Albany, Northern NJ or Boston based. More here  (Listed 2021 10 04)

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*RMI Carbon-Free Buildings Senior Associate (early / mid-level research, advocacy, and collaboration position) to support our federal and international policy efforts toward equitable building decarbonization.  The federal and international policy team of the Carbon-Free Buildings program works to eliminate climate and health-damaging pollution from buildings through centering the leadership of communities and stakeholders on the frontlines and supporting solutions that build a just and equitable energy transition for all.  Application Deadline: October 20th.  More here.

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Senior Project Manager - Energy and Climate Equity - NYSERDA –“ … help us build and manage a more equity-focused approach to engaging stakeholders on the frontlines of the climate crisis to collaborate and co-design a just, clean energy transition. Help center clean energy program development around overburdened and under-resourced communities and ensure an inclusive clean energy economy here in NY State!  NYC or Albany based.”  More here

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Integral Building + Design (IBD) Energy Rating Professional - IBD is looking to hire a full-time Certified Energy Rating Professional.  IBD specializes in the design and commissioning of newly constructed high-performance buildings to achieve Zero-Energy and Carbon-Neutral goals.  This position will be responsible for leading the certification of homes and buildings to energy efficiency standards, including RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS), ICC Energy Conservation Code, ENERGY STAR, Indoor airPLUS, DOE Zero Energy, Passive House, and other related programs throughout the tri-state region. Salary range $52 - 75K/year, see full job posting here: https://nesea.org/content/energy-rating-professional   To Apply: submit a Letter of Interest along with your Resume to:  contact@integralbuilding.com Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

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AVANGRID, Inc. Senior Analyst, Non-Wires Alternatives – AVANGRID, Inc. is seeking a full-time Senior Analyst to support Non-Wires Alternatives (“NWA”) efforts in NYSEG and RG&E territory in New York. The Senior Analyst will support the development, analysis, maintenance, evaluation, measurement and verification of Distributed Energy Resources (“DER”) which are part of the innovative and growing NWA program in New York. This position is based out of any AVANGRID location including offices in NY, ME, and CT. Interested candidates should apply directly on the AVANGRID Career site: https://www.careers.iberdrola.com/Avangrid/job/Kirkwood-Senior-Non-Wires-Alternatives-Analyst-NY-13795/706118001/

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Integral Building + Design (IBD) Energy Rater - Field Inspector - IBD is looking to hire a full-time Energy Rater - Field Inspector.  IBD specializes in the design and commissioning of newly constructed high-performance buildings to achieve Zero-Energy and Carbon-Neutral goals.  This entry-level position will be responsible for assisting with the certification of homes and buildings to energy efficiency standards, including RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS), ICC Energy Conservation Code, ENERGY STAR, Indoor airPLUS, DOE Zero Energy, Passive House, and other related programs throughout the tri-state region. Salary range $38 - 50K/year, see full job posting here: https://nesea.org/content/energy-rater-field-inspector   To Apply: submit a Letter of Interest along with your Resume to:  contact@integralbuilding.com Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

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AVANGRID, Inc. Engineer, Non-Wires Alternatives – AVANGRID, Inc. is seeking a full-time Engineer to support Non-Wires Alternatives (“NWA”) efforts in NYSEG and RG&E territory in New York. The Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering expertise to support the development and analysis of Distributed Energy Resources (“DER”) which are part of the innovative and growing NWA program in New York. This position is based out of any AVANGRID location including offices in NY, ME, and CT. Interested candidates should apply directly on the AVANGRID Career site: https://www.careers.iberdrola.com/Avangrid/job/Kirkwood-Engineer-Non-Wires-Alternatives-NY-13795/706568901

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Clean Heating/Cooling Certificate Program - Fall 2021 - PUSH Buffalo is partnering with SUNY Erie (formerly Erie Community College) on a green building and clean heating/cooling certificate program as part of its NYSERDA-funded clean heating and cooling work.. Questions can be directed to Sarah Burger or Bryana DiFonzo at hiringhallteam@pushbuffalo.org

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Hiring at Rewiring America – “We are motivated by the fact that 42 percent of those energy emissions come from decisions we make in our homes: how we heat our air and water, cook our food and dry clothes, and what kind of cars we drive. Through accurate, accessible, and actionable data and storytelling tools that power smart, inclusive advocacy and market-transforming partnerships, Rewiring America is building a movement to achieve national emissions goals, improve our health, lower monthly bills, and create millions of clean energy jobs.  We have two senior roles on the board right now. We anticipate hiring for a number of new jobs in the months ahead as we build out our team.  Head of Communications & External Affairs: Drive and lead our communications and external affairs strategy, building a groundswell of consumer awareness and community support for electrifying everything. Read the full job description and apply: https://lnkd.in/gcWBkWbB  Head of Policy: Are you a proven, creative and fearless leader who has a solid track record of setting and driving bold and inspiring change through policy action? We are looking for you. Read the full job description and apply: https://lnkd.in/ghqPASwP

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DEC Deputy Commissioner - @NYSDEC is hiring a Deputy Commissioner for Justice and Equity. This critical job will lead the agency's #EnvironmentalJustice, Indian Nations Affairs, and Diversity Equity and Inclusion programs.  Details here: https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/118482.html

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NYSERDA Disadvantaged Communities and Local Government Fellowship - NYSERDA’s Communities and Local Government department seeks a dynamic team player to assist with the strategic development and implementation of a new program that tests and/or implements scalable strategies that promote community leadership and climate justice, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and provides other energy benefits to disadvantaged communities. The ideal candidate should be passionate about NYSERDA’s mission, demonstrate strong strategic and program development skills and have strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Job description here.

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Sierra Club Campaign Director - Building Electrification – “Supervises: 2-6 core campaign staff, Salary: $120,000 non-negotiable.  Scope: The Campaign Director for Building Electrification leads the Sierra Club’s national campaign work to end fossil fuel use in our homes and buildings, and implements just and equitable solutions in the buildings sector.  The Campaign Director works alongside a team of Directors as part of Sierra Club’s Energy Campaigns to address climate disruption, transform the energy economy and protect communities from pollution.”  See the job posting here.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County Clean Energy Communities Coordinator -Seeking a talented individual passionate about assisting municipalities address climate change by engaging them in clean energy actions, including energy efficiency, renewables, clean transportation, and climate adaptation and resiliency strategies. The Clean Energy Communities Coordinator will be involved in all facets of the program, including program development, delivery, and evaluation.   Job posting here.  Questions about the specific job duties and responsibilities may be directed to Guillermo Metz, Energy and Climate Change Team Leader, at gm52@cornell.edu.

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 Mothers Out Front – “We’re hiring! Join us in building our power as mothers to ensure a livable climate for all children in and around Albany, NY. Apply here for the New York Capital Region Organizer position.

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Inclusive Prosperity Capital, Inc. (IPC) is seeking a Consultant to perform the role of Program Director for a pilot Community-Based Accelerator project that will support implementation of clean energy and resiliency in Buffalo’s community and multifamily buildings, known as the “Buffalo Accelerator.”  For details, click here.

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Sierra Club Seeks Expert on “Renewable Natural Gas” - Sierra Club is looking for a new expert for PUC proceedings across the U.S. on "renewable natural gas" (including biomethane), synthetic gas and hydrogen.  Experience with utility regulation and gas utility business models is a plus.  If you have any recommendations, please email: Amneh Minkara (amneh.minkara@sierraclub.org)

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The Energy and Policy Institute is a “watchdog organization that exposes attacks on renewable energy and counters misinformation by fossil fuel and utility interests.  Please see our available job opportunities and apply to the positions online at the following pages:

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Dandelion Energy  – Director of Regulatory Affairs – “The Director of Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for crafting the strategy and executing on Dandelion’s engagements with governmental entities at the federal, state, and local levels to grow the market for geothermal heating and cooling… A successful applicant will be comfortable in external settings, adept at building deep stakeholder relationships, willing to roll up his or her sleeves to understand the details of proposed regulations, and successfully advocate for changes that align regulations with Dandelion’s success. This is a rare opportunity to craft a policy and regulatory strategy with an industry leader, and as part of a leadership team that is deeply committed to success in this space.”  Click here for more information.


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UHAB is Hiring -UHAB (Urban Homesteading Assistance Board ) is hiring a Project Associate focusing on Energy Services, including Co-ops Go Solar, Clean Heat for Co-ops, and other energy efficiency and energy-reducing renewable technology partnerships...  We also have a few other positions posted, for a part-time Affordable Housing Loan Officer, and a full-time Project Associate on the Co-op Improvement Program who’ll provide services to distressed affordable buildings. All of the job postings are viewable on our website here. I appreciate your help to get the word out within your networks!”  From email from Emily Ng.

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 RMI Building Electrification Principal - The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is hiring a principal (director-level leader) to help run RMI's building electrification work. This role will include significant leadership responsibility in shaping the transition to carbon-free buildings across the U.S. Please share this job description with anyone in your network who could be a good fit, and direct any questions to Mike Henchen - Principal RMI - Carbon-Free Buildings - mhenchen@rmi.org - 585.519.5450 - 2490 Junction Pl #200, Boulder CO 80301.


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OngoingNYSERDA is hiring! The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has ongoing recruitment opportunities. Join our email list or check this page periodically to learn about new career opportunities. All qualified individuals will be evaluated for each relevant position for which they apply.  Opportunities include:

NYSERDA Career Opportunities

NY Green Bank Career Opportunities

Paid Fellowship Opportunities

Paid Internship Opportunities

To learn more about NYSERDA, please visit our social media channels.

NY-GEO is not necessarily notified when jobs are filled.  If you find one of these jobs are no longer available, please let us know


  

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