February 23, 2015

March Forum: Sustainable Apparel 101

It takes over 700 gallons of water to manufacture one cotton t-shirt and one-third of a pound of pesticides to grow the cotton used for its production. The manufacturing process for a pair of jeans uses approximately 400 mega joules of energy and emits as much carbon dioxide as driving 78 miles. And that is. Read more…

February 22, 2015

{Green Careers} February 2015 Recap – Sustainable Career Tracks

While each of the four speakers at February’s “Sustainable Career Tracks” meet-up brought a different set of professional experiences and life stories to the program, four main themes for a successful green career emerged: passion, hands-on engagement, communication skills, and networking.   Kevin Brennan, Training Specialist at the Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) kicked off. Read more…

February 3, 2015

February Forum: Sustainable Transportation

A sustainable transportation system is one that is accessible, safe, environmentally-friendly, affordable, and can meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generation to meet their own needs. For our February forum, we want to more closely examine initiatives, policy and efforts in and around New York City that relate to. Read more…


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February 2, 2015

{Green Careers} February 2015 meeting – Sustainable Career Tracks

  Come hear speakers from different sectors of the sustainability and energy efficiency field discuss their professions and how they got to where they are today. The GHNYC Green Careers – Sustainable Career Tracks meetings are a great way to gain industry insight and professional development advice.   Date:  Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Time:  6:30pm –. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

January 11, 2015

January Forum: Green Catwalk

Forums are back for 2015!  As is our tradition, our January forum is the fast-paced and informative Green Catwalk which gives our attendees the opportunity to see what sustainable innovations they may have missed in 2014 and what could be the next big thing in 2015.  It’s our big kick-off to the year and you. Read more…


Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

January 5, 2015

{Green Careers} January 2015 meeting – Resume Workshop

  Dust off your resumes because the GHNYC Green Careers group is hosting another Speed Up-Dating Your Resume Workshop!     RSVP HERE! The workshop is formatted similar to speed dating in that, as an attendee, you will be paired with a critic who will review and critique your resume. After a set amount of time,. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

December 15, 2014

November Monthly Forum Recap: Environmental Policy: NYC’s Next steps

By: Brigitta Berze   The topic of the evening for the GreenHomeNYC’s November forum, hosted by Trespa Design Centre in downtown Manhattan, were the NYC policies and actions created under the new political figures in regards to Environmental Policies in NY. The night included three speakers: Clare Donohue, founder of the grassroots group Sane Energy. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

November 2, 2014

November Forum: Environmental Policy: NYC’s Next Steps

With just about one year finished with a new Mayor and new City Council, this forum will focus on some of the new policies and actions New York City has seen under this administration, as well as see some of thing things that are on the horizon for Environmental Policy in the City with new. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

October 20, 2014

October Monthly Forum Re-cap: Spotlight on Windows

BY: LISA BONANATE   Big windows provide beautiful views and that’s a key amenity when it comes to selling or renting space. But there are some downsides to living in glass houses. In this month’s Green Forum at DORMA Design Center, the spotlight was on windows – from their impact on living space to the. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

October 4, 2014

October Green Building Tours – Harbor School

 INVITES YOU TO A Sustainable School Tour: NY Harbor School   School is back in session! Join us on Thursday, October 23rd for a special morning tour of the New York Harbor School’s Billion Oyster Project!   Date:  Thursday, October 23rd 2014 Time:  8:00 AM – 10:30AM (meet at South Ferry. Boat leaves at 8:15 AM sharp!) We. Read more…