August 7, 2017

August Forum: Building Science 101

Building Science is the study of how a building reacts to the physical phenomena surrounding it; in short, it is how a building responds to science. The collection of information from these studies might include temperature and moisture, building envelope and leakage, heating and ventilation, and building materials. These aspects must function together to create a well. Read more…


Posted by Sean Amundsen in Blog, Monthly Forum

{Green Careers} Guide to Starting a Green Career in NYC Launch Party, Recap

by Peter Dietrich On Tuesday, August 1st, GreenHomeNYC released the Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City, written by Sam Yost, and hosted a release event at NYSERDA with career development professionals (and guide contributors) John Crant and Celia Currin. The guide, long in the making, is the result of an agglomeration of. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog

July 27, 2017

{Green Careers} proudly presents: Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City

GreenHomeNYC’s Green Careers team is proud to present our new Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City–a 24-page e-manual that tells you all the things we wish somebody had told us when we were trying to get our own careers off the ground!   We will be making this guide publically available. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog

July 26, 2017

July Forum Recap: Spotlight on Parks – Bigger and Better

By Sunitha Sarveswaran   One of the classic New York City tourist destinations is Central Park, a landmark of innovation in landscape architecture and engineering. However, most tourists and maybe a few residents may not be aware of other equally inspiring parks located in New York City. During the GreenhomeNYC July Forum, Eloise Hirsh, President. Read more…

No Paris? No Problem: Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch “America’s Pledge”

by Pamela Berns   Last month, GreenHomeNYC published “No Paris? No Problem: Climate Action Marches On” to demonstrate how the initial disappointment with the White House decision to withdraw from the Paris accord had “morphed into strengthened resolve and galvanized coalition building within and across public and private sectors, U.S. localities, and around the world.”. Read more…

July 15, 2017

Green Careers July Event Recap: “Six Degrees of Separation” Networking Workshop

Recap by Brigitta Berze     On July 11, Green Careers hosted a workshop where participants were taught the dos and don’ts of networking and guided through exercises to practice networking in a more relaxed environment. Thanks to the helpful tips given by GreenHomeNYC volunteers Emily Taubenblatt and Samantha Yost, attendees walked away with a. Read more…


Posted by Emily Taubenblatt in Blog

July 14, 2017

July Forum: Spotlight on Parks – Bigger and Better

Two NYC Parks Expanding Park Area by Almost 8.5 Square Miles!   Central Park, at a mere 1.31 square miles, is nothing in comparison to Freshkills Park and the Hudson River Parks Conservancy – two giants that are each over 4 square miles. NYC has been expanding park areas for decades, and these are two. Read more…

July 8, 2017

GreenHomeNYC July Tour: THE STARRETT-LEHIGH BUILDING

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO TOUR THE ROOFTOP FARM AT THE STARRETT-LEHIGH BUILDING   Discover how one of the City’s largest landmark properties is becoming more sustainable and socially responsible. Join GreenHomeNYC as we tour the rooftop farm at the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Chelsea! RXR Realty, owner and manager of the building since 2011, has rolled. Read more…


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June 23, 2017

No Paris? No Problem: Climate Action Marches On

by Pamela Berns   As though sending a portentous message, the movie “Paris Can Wait” was playing at the Paris theater just one block from Trump Tower in New York City, when Donald Trump announced the U.S. pullout from the Paris Climate accord. But commitments to climate change action and strategy march on: the initial disappointment. Read more…

June 22, 2017

{Green Careers} June Event – Elevator Pitch Workshop

Join us for an annual Green Careers tradition: our Elevator Pitch Workshop! Do you want to get some tips on how to better explain quickly and concisely who you are and what you do when people ask you about your job? GreenHomeNYC veterans Andy Padian and Gina Piesco share their tips and tricks and you’ll. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog