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…

September 19, 2014

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. Read more…

Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

September 11, 2014

September ’14 Green Building Tour: Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility

   invites you to join us on September 30th as we explore Sims Municipal Recycling’s Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility!   Sims Municipal Recycling’s (SMR) processes all of NYC’s residential and institutional metal, glass and plastic recyclables, as well as half of the City’s paper.  The new facility has a Recycling Education Center, where New Yorkers are. Read more…

September 10, 2014

People’s Climate March – This Sunday

   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. Read more…

Posted by Jim Henderson in Blog

September 4, 2014

Multifamily Building Analyst Training – Fall 2014

Get the BPI Certification you need – Evening Classes! Our schedule allows you to finish the class in two months. If you are an energy professional working in multifamily buildings or just want to learn about multifamily building energy analysis and efficiency, this is the class for you. GreenHomeNYC’s experienced network of building scientists will conduct. Read more…

September 2, 2014

August Monthly Forum Re-cap: Green Interiors

BY:  KATYA GULETSKY   By show of hands, the majority of attendees of the GreenHomeNYC August Monthly Forum on Green Interiors were almost equally divided among interior designers, architects, and product designers. They came to hear Green Interior Design practitioners talk about green design, its design vocabulary, standards, and examples of application, about making green. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

August 30, 2014

September Forum: Sustainability and Supply Chains

How much do you really know about what went into making the items in your wardrobe or the building materials that were used to construct your home/apartment?   This September, come out for a discussion on how your consumer products make it from being their component parts, to an assembled unit, to a product that. Read more…

Posted by Johanna Perry in Blog, Monthly Forum