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People’s Climate March – This Sunday

September 19, 2014

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Join GreenHomeNYC on September 21 for the People’s Climate March.
Days ahead of the UN summit on the climate crisis, the march is a chance to speak out about the importance of addressing climate change. Details, organizer resources, and more are available at the People’s Climate March website.

 

March with GreenHomeNYC

 

GreenHomeNYC will be marching with NY Passive House, Urban Green Council, Regional Plan Association, Solar One, AIANY, and USGBC New Jersey.

 

Where to meet:

 

In front of Starbucks at 338 Columbus Ave (at the corner of Columbus Ave and West 76th Street).

 

After everyone arrives, we’ll walk east on 77th St towards the lineup at Central Park West, based on the information recently released by march organizers for the “We Have Solutions” contingent.

 

 

Meeting Location:
Lineup:
  • We Have Solutions contingent will approach Central Park West from 77th Street and Columbus Ave
  • If we show up too late, people may be asked to join the back of the line north of 86th street
What to Bring:
  • Wear a green shirt!
  • Signs or banners
    • Signs/banners can only be held up by cardboard tubing or string. Wooden sticks or metal rods are not allowed.
  • Official info here

 

People’s Climate March Route Details

  • Leave Columbus Circle and go east on 59th Street;
  • Turn onto 6th Ave. and go south to 42nd Street
  • Turn right onto 42nd Street and go west to 11th Ave
  • turn left on 11th Ave. and go south to 34th Street.

Posted by Jim Henderson in Blog

October Forum: Pull Up the Shades: Spotlight on Windows

Every building has them, but what do we really know about the different types of windows in NYC Buildings? And what are the most efficient ones available to us? Join GreenHomeNYC this October to tackle some of these questions in our spotlight on windows and insulation forum. From the different building codes, to how we use windows once they’re in our buildings, and just what really goes on in those all glass buildings, this is sure to be a forum not to miss!

 

This forum is free and open to the public!

 

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Place: DORMA Design Center, 1040 Avenue of the Americas, 22nd floor, New York, NY 10001

 

Click here to register!

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Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

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