AIA New York Chapter Procrastinators’ Days Program

James Cinelli_President_2016_smallNew York, NY: Liberty Principal, James P. Cinelli, P.E., BCEE will present at the AIA New York Chapter Procrastinators’ Days, a continuing education event which will be held December 1-3, 2016.

His presentation, Impact of the New York City Environmental Regulations on Design Professionals, explains the Office of Environmental Remediation (OER) E-Designation process and describes the design elements that are required to obtain OER and DOB approvals. An E-Designation is a NYC zoning designation that indicates the presence of an environmental requirement pertaining to potential environmental issues, including Hazardous Materials Contamination, Window/Wall Noise Attenuation, or Air Quality impacts. Impacts these requirements can have on building design include vapor barriers on building foundations, specification of noise-attenuating facade materials and windows, and maintaining clearances for exhaust stacks.