August 30, 2015

Sustainability Degrees

        So you think green becomes you and you’d like to explore a career in sustainability?  The first step may be getting a degree from a leading college or university.   Sustainability is a fast-growing field with many specializations to pursue in science, design, business, public policy and technology.  Get an overview of career. Read more…

August 28, 2015

New York City’s Future Green Leaders: Two Signature Programs from the Department of Education: Part II the Assembly School for Green Careers

by Pamela Berns   It’s back to school time, which is also time for our second installment of “New York City’s Future Green Leaders.” This series looks at two new public high schools that are rethinking education in order to prepare engaged and committed students as our green leaders of the future. Both aim to turn. Read more…


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August Forum Recap: The Economic Value of Green Building

By Jaime Alvarez   Two seasoned building professionals and a financier came together on Wednesday, August 19th at the GreenHomeNYC August forum held at the Hafele showroom to share their experiences regarding the economic value of green building with a full room of over 50 curious attendees. The presentations emphasized that with attention to detail, green. Read more…


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August 25, 2015

{Green Careers} September 2015 Meeting – Managing Impressions: The Power of Body Language

Did you know that it takes only 30 seconds to make a first impression? And as many as 21 tries to undo a negative one? By the time you’ve walked into a room and shaken hands, chances are you’ve already reached that critical first impression deadline–and you’ve barely uttered a word yet!   We are always. Read more…

August 10, 2015

August Tour Recap: R-951, A certified Net Zero in Brooklyn

By Brigitta Berze There was much excitement buzzing in Prospect Park, Brooklyn on the eve of August 5th, 2015 as Brooklyn’s Deputy Borough President, Diana Reyna, presented citations to the teams involved in the completion of the first certified net zero capable passive house in NYC.  Paul Castrucci , the architect for this building, along. Read more…

August 1, 2015

August Forum: The Economic Value of Green Building

A commonly held misconception of green building is that it is more costly than conventional routes. And even though the “green” that most people are concerned about is money, the economic value of green building is often ignored. Projects in the New York City area have the added hurdle of convincing a myriad of different groups. Read more…


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July 31, 2015

Biomimicry: Designs By Nature

by Lisa Bonanate   Buildings designed like termite dens. Insulation made from mushrooms. Panes of glass structured like spider webs.   Mother Nature is the ultimate architect – one with a few billion years of experience. Her designs are efficient, innovative and conducive to sustaining life. Increasingly, mankind is looking to these time-tested engineering strategies. Read more…

July 28, 2015

{Green Careers} August 2015 Meeting: LinkedIn Strategies

Hard work, determination and patience have always been virtues that contribute to successful careers. However, today’s job market allows for increased visibility and opportunities for personal branding that go beyond the traditional resume. How can you create a positive and effective online perception for employers and open the door to more opportunities?   LinkedIn provides. Read more…

July 27, 2015

GreenHomeNYC’s August Tour: Net Zero in Brooklyn

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO VISIT A Certified Net Zero Capable Passive House, the R-951 Residence Want to know more about the first building in NYC to achieve both Passive House Institute certification and NYSERDA Net Zero capable rating? Join us, Wednesday, August 5th for a tour with Paul Castrucci Architect, Further, Inc. and Aeon Solar.. Read more…


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June 26, 2015

{Green Careers} July 2015 meeting – Staying a Step Ahead of the Job Market: Building Internal Connections

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s speaker had to cancel due to illness. . We will still be holding a networking session tonight, Tuesday the 14th, at the location below. Our apologies for the inconvenience! Time: 6:30pm networking Location: Murphy’s Tavern, 6 Stone St New York, NY 10004 . Two of the most important tools and skills for effective job seeking. Read more…