Upcoming events

    • 07-Nov-2014
    • 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • LEED Certified Conference Center, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

    Click here for the Silent Auction Items
    (Bidding page coming soon)

    The flier above can be opened as a PDF here

    This year, the Gala will also feature a Silent Auction. Auction items will be displayed on our website prior to the event. To donate to the auction, please contact Caitlin Nagel at

    • 12-Nov-2014
    • 13-Nov-2014
    • Garden State Exhibit & Convention Center, Somerset, NJ

    ProExpos Group is proud to present the 9th annual Mid-Atlantic Buildings & Facilities Management Show & Conference. The event will feature over 200 exhibitors displaying products and services necessary for the operation, management, maintenance and renovation of buildings and facilities in the Tri-State area of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

    Running concurrently with the trade show is a two-day educational conference featuring a series of one-hour sessions covering a wide range of topics including LEED, Green, Sustainability, Energy, Building Commissioning, Facility Maintenance, Construction & Design and much more. IFMA-NJ monitors the Conference and provides CFM credit for each session. AFE provides CEU credit and BOMI provides CPD credit for each session as well.

    Markets served by MABFM’14 include:

    • Schools & Universities
    • Hospitals & Healthcare Facilities
    • Municipal & Government Buildings
    • Commercial Buildings
    • Hotels & Resorts
    • Shopping Malls
    • Manufacturing Facilities
    • Multi-Housing Complexes
    • Major Sports Facilities
    • Warehouses
    • Airports & Seaports
    • Religious Facilities

    A networking reception is held from 3 - 4pm the first day of the event. Attendees and Exhibitors are invited to join ProExpos Group for FREE hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, and soft drinks. Network with your peers and clients in a relaxed setting.

    CLICK HERE for more info & registration. 

    • 12-Nov-2014
    • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • CENTRA at MetroPark 186 Wood Avenue South Woodbridge, NJ
    • 11

    CLICK HERE to get the info above as a PDF.

    • 13-Nov-2014
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Wyndham Worldwide, 22 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ
    • 8


    LEED v4 Update Lunch & Learn


    presented by

    USGBC NJ ‐ The Official Provider Licensed by USGBC

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    11:00 AM- 1:00 PM


    No walk-ins allowed. Any questions, contact Mary Ellen Garrigus,

    Wyndham Worldwide
    22 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ

    Employees of NJ businesses may qualify to take this course fully-funded. Interested companies should contact Florence Block, USGBC NJ Executive Director at (973) 290-0013 or

    Instructor: Jason Kliwinski AIA, LEED AP BD&C, O&M, LEED Fellow, Director of Sustainability, Parette Somjen Architects & CEO/Founder Green Building Center

    This session will give you an overview of the new LEED V4 rating system, how it differs from LEED V3 and highlight some particular areas where major changes in approach have taken place. Attendees will have a good understanding of LEED V4's approach, changes, and most important updates by attending this session.

    Members: $20
    Non-members: $30
    Qualifying grantees: No Charge

    • 10-Dec-2014
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Olde Mill Inn, 225 Route 202 (Morristown Road I-287, Exit 30B) Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

    USGBC NJ Annual Holiday Celebration
    & Meet The USGBC NJ 2015 Board Candidates

    Come and celebrate with your friends and colleagues at our Holiday celebration. We will be holding the festivities at The Olde Mill Inn, a beautiful setting for energizing your holiday spirit!

    *Meet the Chapter's 2015 Board of Director Candidates

    Registration: 5:30
    Cocktail Hour: 6 - 7:30 PM
    Introduction of Candidates: 7:00 PM
    Networking & Dinner: 7:30 - 9:30 PM

    This is a Carbon Neutral Event

    Members: $65
    Emerging Professionals: $25
    Non Members: $75
    Sponsorships: $500 - $1,000

    • 28-Jan-2015
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD

    USGBC NJ Chapter
    South Branch Presents

    BPU Commissioner Fiordaliso

    Mitch Carpen, Executive Director of The Energy Resilience Bank

    Presentation & Networking Dinner 

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    5:00 – 8:00 PM


    Come out and enjoy a night of networking and socializing with others in green building & advocacy related fields. Commissioner Fiordaliso and Executive Director Carpen will discuss the priorities of the Board of Public Utilities, the Energy Resiliency Bank and the impact of BPU policies on South Jersey residents and businesses.

    REGISTRATION will open soon

    Board of Public Utilities Commissioner Joseph Fiordaliso
    Commissioner Fiordaliso served as the Director of Government Relations for the Saint Barnabas Health Care System, which is the largest healthcare provider in the State of New Jersey. In 1988 Commissioner Fiordaliso was elected to the Livingston Township Council and served for three terms, and was elected Mayor three times during his tenure. In 1990 he was appointed by the Essex County Executive to serve as the Director of Planning and Economic Development. He has worked extensively with the New Jersey Democratic State Committee and served as District Director for Senate President Richard Codey. Commissioner Fiordaliso was named Deputy Chief of Staff in Governor Codey's Office on November 15, 2004. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Essex County College. In 2003 he was named "Citizen of the Year" by the Livingston Chapter of Unico National. In 2005 Joe was nominated by Governor Richard Codey, confirmed by the Senate, and in 2011 was re-nominated by Governor Chris Christie, confirmed by the Senate, to be a Commissioner on the Board of Public Utilities, where he currently serves. He also serves on the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ (NARUC) Committee on Critical Infrastructure and Committee on Electricity and is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Conference of Regulatory Utilities Commissioners (MACRUC). CLICK HERE for full bio.

    Mitch Carpen, Executive Director of New Jersey’s Energy Resilience Bank
    Mitch Carpen, of Plainfield, NJ, is the ERB’s Executive Director and serves as the head of the ERB, leading all aspects of its strategy and execution. The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for managing the pipeline of ERB investments, overseeing the selection and closing of individual deals, setting the direction of the ERB, and actively managing relations with local, state and Federal government and the public. Mr. Carpen is an experienced banking professional with international experience and expertise in corporate lending, risk management, compliance regulations, portfolio management and technology to drive business initiatives and decision making. Mr. Carpen is returning to New Jersey from Singapore, where he worked for the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd., as Assistant General Manager, Head of Credit Portfolio Risk and Strategy. Mr. Carpen earned his bachelor’s degree in computer and information science and a master’s degree in economics from Rutgers University and a master’s degree in mathematics of finance from Columbia University, New York.

    As part of the Christie Administration’s continuing efforts to minimize the potential for future major power outages and increase energy resiliency, the State established the New Jersey Energy Resilience Bank (ERB), the first of its kind in the nation to focus on energy resilience. Utilizing $200 million through New Jersey’s second Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) allocation, the ERB will support the development of distributed energy resources at critical facilities throughout the state

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