February 8, 2016

{Green Careers} February 2016 – Green Financing & Incentives

Although everybody loves a beautiful, healthy building that saves energy and water, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes to finance those projects and get them off the ground. As such, there is an incredible demand in the green building industry for professionals who know how to make use of tax credits, grants,. Read more…


Posted by Ryan Hughes in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

January 28, 2016

February Forum: Water Management in the City

Water is a central aspect of all of our lives, and yet the complexities we face with managing it in a city of nearly 8.5 million people, often fly under the radar. Constantly supplying it, managing demand, keeping it clean, protecting ourselves from it (i.e. sewage, storms, sea level rise, etc), using it more efficiently. Read more…

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Posted by Gregory Thomas in Blog, Monthly Forum

January 27, 2016

February Green Building Tour: Capsys pre-fab, modular construction factory

Join GreenHomeNYC for a insider tour of Capsys‘ modular construction factory here in NYC on Thursday, February 11th at 12:45pm! Capsys is a premier modular manufacturer specializing in non-combustible buildings. Capsys modular units are an efficient and cost effective way to construct almost any kind of residence including student housing, hotels, townhouses, apartment buildings, affordable. Read more…


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January 26, 2016

{Green Careers} January 2016 Recap: Professional Certifications & Exams

by Kimberly Stempien   You’ve targeted a career in the green building industry – now what do you need to know about professional certifications to further your career?   The Green Careers Group started off 2016 with an informative discussion on industry accreditations.  Students, practicing engineers, and other sustainability professionals gathered at DORMA Design Center to. Read more…

January 24, 2016

Cities of the Future

by Thomas Storck   Last year was a big one for the climate. Not only was 2015 the warmest year on record, we also witnessed the first universal agreement on climate change, negotiated at COP21, the global climate change talks held in Paris last December. The agreement includes a global warming limit of “well below 2°C”,. Read more…

New York City Energy Water Performance Map

  Last month, the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability released the New York City Energy & Water Performance Map, developed in partnership with the New York University Center for Urban Science and Progress.   This website makes NYC Local Law 84 publicly disclosed data much easier to use by mapping all reported buildings and providing. Read more…

January 6, 2016

January Forum: 2016 Green Catwalk

Join us for our annual kick-start to the New Year!   Happy New Year from the Monthly Forums Group!  We’re bringing you a whole new lineup of interesting topics this year, and January brings you the annual Green Catwalk, featuring a multitude of hot topics for 2016.  Join us to hear about trends and regulations affecting solar. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

January 5, 2016

{Green Careers} : Kick off 2016 at our Professional Certifications Event on January 12

As the sustainable building and energy efficiency field grows, so do the possible professional accreditations for people in or entering the industry. Green Careers will start off the New Year with a discussion about these professional certifications and exams. Come and learn what’s out there and why each is important for a particular career path.  . Read more…

January 2, 2016

Baldor Speciality Foods: A Sustainability Success Story

by Tamanna Virmani   Idaho potatoes, a staple of the American diet, make a long journey from farm to plate. Physically and literally, the last stop on the train for this American native is Baldor Specialty Foods at Hunts Point Avenue in the Bronx. Hidden away in full view at Hunts Point is a sustainability. Read more…

December 28, 2015

Biophilia: Designing with Nature

by Lisa Bonanate Have you ever wondered why the sound of waves, a walk in the woods or a secluded refuge are universally appealing?  One school of thought says that man has an innate need to connect with the natural world.  Biophilia – meaning “love of life” – is the term used to describe this instinctive response. Read more…