SJC Monthly Meeting – NOVEMBER “Emissions Reduction in Jersey City”

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November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
City Hall - Caucus Room #204, 1 block walk from Grove St. PATH
280 Grove Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Debra Italiano

November 7th Meeting Agenda –

Quick Overview of What SJC Has Been Doing This Year (see link below) and SJC Plans For 2018.

• Learn WHY Reducing Emissions in JC is Important ?

• Understand that BUILDINGS Are Responsible for 45% of Our Emissions and TRANSPORTATION is Responsible for 27%, AND . . .  How You Can Impact These Stats DOWNWARD !

• Also, Come Meet Our Electric Vehicle Education Partners GreenSpot & Maven Car Sharing!

Our Guest Speaker –

Ken Hellberg is a Building Performance Specialist at Penn College’s National Sustainable Structures Center, where he drives improved energy efficiency performance in commercial and industrial facilities by expanding energy efficiency training throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

He pursued a degree in Energy and Sustainability Policy (ESP) with Penn State as he worked full time in the oil and gas industry, and now seeks to help society transition to a more sustainable, independent energy future while mitigating climate change and adapting for its impacts.

One of his proudest accomplishments includes co-authoring the Annex in The Handbook of Carbon Accounting with Arnaud Brohè, CEO of CO2logic Inc. He is currently pursuing an MBA and an MS in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship with Temple University’s Fox School of Business.

——————————————————————————————————————– In addition to discussing some of the above (big conversation but we only have 2 hours …), we can share more about the field work and projects we’ve been working on these past months.  HINT:  Here are some photos of the new rain garden we just installed with partner NJ Tree Foundation –


Join our MEETUP to get more details on past discussions and focus of our Monthly Meetings

Ready to focus on taking SJC, Jersey City’s Community Green Team Collaborative to the next level ? For those new individuals and organizations that want want to join SJC, please –

Read both our Mission Statement & Charter (sign-on!)

Complete the updated Welcome Survey

Send us an email after you have completed the above, subject line JOIN SJC.

Thanks and look forward to continuing to learn and work with you all, in making Jersey City a more sustainable place to live and work ~