Annual Awards 2018 – Call For Nominations! The Recognition Awards Committee is soliciting applications for New Principal of the Year (nominee must be a principal at a member firm less than 5 years) and the Engineer of the Year (nominee must be current or retired ACEC New York Member). As a reminder, nominations are by FIRM and NOT by region. Help us reach our goal of a record number of applications this year! The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting on June 6, 2018. Visit our website for more information, to download the forms, and to view a list of past awardees. Applications are due by April 13, 2018. Send completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to ACEC New York, 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12205.
Postponed Metro Region Metro Breakfast - NEW DATE. Due to the Nor’easter Quinn, the March 8 Metro Meeting has been postponed. Acting Executive Director of the NYS Thruway, Matt Driscoll, has confirmed a new date for the meeting: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 8:00am-9:30am. All registrations will be carried over to the new date. If you can no longer attend the meeting and would like to cancel your registration or submit a replacement person from your firm, please contact Tina Deale at email@example.com or 212-682-6336 by Wednesday, March 14. All new registrations welcome.
NYS Thruway Presents: Construction Inspector Training, Four March Dates. The ACEC New York NYS Thruway Authority Committee has been working closely with NYSTA leadership to develop a one-day training program for Construction Inspectors that work on NYSTA projects. A training session will be held at each NYSTA Division across NYS to make access easy for attendees: Mar 14 (Suffern); Mar 21 (Albany); Mar 27 (Blasdell); and Mar 28 (Liverpool). The Authority requests that firms that have current inspection agreements or those that frequently complete construction inspection for the Authority attend this training. To reserve a seat, please contact Alexander Nardone at Alexander.Nardone@thruway.ny.gov or call (518) 471-4456. Please be sure to indicate which date/location you are planning to attend. Please distribute the flier for this training within your firm and respond directly to the NYSTA to reserve your seat. Note: ACEC New York is NOT collecting registrations for this program.
NYStretch Code-Energy 2018 - Out for Public Comment until March 27. NYSERDA has drafted NYStretch Code-Energy 2018—a voluntarily implemented stretch energy code to reduce the impacts of buildings on the environment—and they are seeking the feedback from the design and construction industry. Please know, if adopted by the State, it will also be adopted by New York City. If you have any comments, you can access the document online and submit comments through the website on or before March 27, 2018. For background on the effort, visit the NYStretch Code-Energy 2018 webpage.