June 2, 2017

More Good Green Jobs For OneNYC

By Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.   With a tip of the hat to Jane Austen, let me tweak her famous observation “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Today, “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a liberal big city. Read more…

June 1, 2013

424 Melrose Street: Passive House in Process

    As a part of our Spring 2013 SustaiNYC tours, architect Chris Benedict of Chris Benedict, R.A. showed the GreenHomeNYC community her latest project– a 24-unit apartment building in Bushwick that is designed to meet Passive House standards.   Passive Houses are airtight buildings that are designed and built under rigorous conversion standards to dramatically minimize. Read more…

April 7, 2011

Tom Sahagian

Tom Sahagian is the director of the Energy Division at Power Concepts, a consulting engineering firm based in Manhattan. During his three decades in energy efficiency Tom has worked with every technology from solar and wind to condensing boilers and cogeneration. He teaches and writes widely, and recently served on Mayor Bloomberg’s Green Codes Task. Read more…


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February 4, 2009

Chris Benedict

Chris Benedict is an architect in New York City. Her firm, Chris Benedict, R.A. specializes in the design of energy efficient, durable, healthy housing projects that are built for the same price as typical construction. Chris has rehabilitated eighty-one apartment buildings in New York City. Eighteen of these buildings were the first sustainable and energy. Read more…


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Brian Cheigh

Brian Cheigh is currently managing an ARRA-funded, 1000+ unit Weatherization Assistance Program as the Community Weatherization Partners Program Coordinator at Enterprise Community Partners. He was previously a Senior Project Manager at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development, and more recenlty, the Deputy Director for Housing Development at St. Nicholas Neighborhood Preservation. Read more…


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Evan Dennie

Evangeline Dennie, LEED AP is an architectural designer, green building consultant, and founder of EDennie Design for Sustainability.  Her most notable design work includes the Tribute Center, which serves as an interim memorial and educational center at Ground Zero (BKSK), and Oulu Bar and Ecolounge in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  Since 2003, Evangeline managed the green building. Read more…


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Tony Daniels

Tony Daniels is principal of Cycle Architecture, a full service architecture and green building practice in New York.  His career has focused on buildings and projects known for their outstanding environmental performance and design excellence.  He has served clients including single individuals and large government agencies,  ranging from very large to very small.  A graduate. Read more…


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Mark Helder

Architect Mark Helder is completing ‘439 Metropolitan Green’, his first project as both designer and developer. The building is a high-performance LEED registered building located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Mark is committed to bringing highly energy-efficient, environmentally responsible design to the high-end as well as the lower income and affordable housing sector. Mark’s past projects include. Read more…


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Matthew Skjonsberg

Architect Matthew Skjonsberg works as a project leader for West 8, a leading international office for urban design and landscape architecture, founded by Adriaan Geuze in 1987. A native of the state of Wisconsin, and of the first generation in his family not to farm, Matthew built projects in the private and public sectors in. Read more…


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Jeff Perlman

Jeff Perlman is the President of Bright Power, an energy consultancy. Before founding Bright power, he co-authored (with Greg Kats at Capital E) “The Costs and Financial Benefits of Green Buildings”, a ground-breaking report used economic cost/benefit analysis to show that building healthy, energy-efficient, and environmentally responsible buildings make economic sense, too. He has a. Read more…


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