May 2, 2016

{Green Careers} Education & Academics: A Panel Discussion with Green Professionals

Entering today’s workforce can be difficult — but with the right tools, it can be a breeze.   Join green professionals and members of the academic community for a panel discussion on the importance of education in today’s green workforce. This is a session for everyone who is interested in learning more about how education can impact your career options. Read more…


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May 1, 2016

Growing “Up”: Urban Vertical Farming

by Tamanna Virmani   When you think of New York City, what’s the first image that comes to mind? For people who have visited or live here, maybe it’s one of the following – crowded, dense, lights or skyscrapers – but not “green” and certainly not “farming”. However, that picture may change with the advent. Read more…

April 29, 2016

{Green Careers} Recap: Diversity in Green—A Panel Discussion with Green Professionals and Diversity Experts – April 2016

By Pamela Berns   On April 12, GreenHomeNYC Green Careers brought together a diverse group of panelists to discuss just that—diversity in the green workplace. Each speaker brought to the table a unique set of experiences and affinities, and shared a variety of perspectives on what’s working and what still needs change in workplace inclusion,. Read more…


Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

April 24, 2016

March Forum Recap: Urban Agriculture

By Katya Guletsky   The term urban agriculture – growing food in an urban environment – can refer to anything from a few tomato plants in the backyard, to a community garden on a vacant lot, to an educational farm in a public park, to a for-profit enterprise.   New York City with its dense population and. Read more…

April 6, 2016

April Forum: Indoor Air Quality

Most of us spend nearly the entire day in buildings: working, sleeping, eating, and of course breathing. However, when thinking about air quality and pollution we tend to first consider the outdoors and keep the indoors as our safe refuge from smog, allergens, particulates and other contaminants. Since we spend so much time inside, most. Read more…

March 29, 2016

Growing Trend: Agriculture in Our New York City Schools

by Megan Nordgrén   It no longer seems strange to hear that children in New York City public schools are growing their own food; in fact, it has almost become the new norm. Of the 1800 public schools in the city, nearly one-third now have school gardens registered with GrowNYC, and this number has been. Read more…

March 28, 2016

Diversity in Green: A Panel Discussion with Green Professionals and Diversity Experts

Entering today’s workforce can be difficult — but with the right tools, it can be a breeze.   Join green professionals and members of the academic community for a panel discussion on the importance of education in today’s green workforce. This is a session for everyone who is interested in learning more about how education can impact your career options. Read more…

How WELL Does Your Building Feel? An Introduction to the WELL Building Standard™

By Pamela Berns Imagine waking totally refreshed from a good night’s sleep to a morning light that invigorates you enough to skip your daily caffeine jolt, walking the kids to a school where the air and light quality actually enhance their learning and health, and then heading to a workplace that inspires creativity and collaboration,. Read more…

March 27, 2016

Green Careers Recap: “Speed Up-Dating Resume Workshop” March 8, 2016

By Brigitta Berze   On March 8th, 2016, the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group once again held its popular Speed Up-Dating Your Resume workshop. Hosted at Steven Winter Associates, Inc., the workshop got its name from the well-known dating technique, speed dating, where individuals meet briefly in timed sessions before moving on to the next person.. Read more…


Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

February 24, 2016

January Forum Recap: Sustainability Trends from the Green Catwalk

by Megan Nordgrén   Sustainability trends are constantly evolving and at GreenHomeNYC’s annual Green Catwalk, a number of hot topics were placed center stage as seven speakers discussed issues like carbon assets, solar technology, sustainable modular housing, green financing and benchmarking.   Carbon Offsets in the Building Industry Reed Shapiro, Director of Business Development at. Read more…