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…


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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

June 21, 2017

May Forum Recap: Next Stage Solar

by Samantha Padreddii   As business evolves and the solar industry changes, local business owners in New York City face their own set of challenges. In a recent GreenHomeNYC forum, five speakers from different facets of the solar industry explained how they are adapting to changing technology and the needs of city residents.   Brooklyn. Read more…

{Green Careers} July Event- Six Degrees of Separation

Ever wonder what these monthly “networking events” are really about? Well this month, we’ll show you! Come learn the tricks of the trade from professional networkers, and of course grow your own network too! We will talk about networking and share our connections to build a bigger web. It’s Six Degrees of Separation so come. Read more…


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June 14, 2017

June Forum: Effective Updates to the Energy Code

New York City continues to tighten regulations on their building energy codes as a means to reduce the city’s carbon emissions, but what is the scope of these regulations and will they help the city to meet its 80×50 goals? With NYC’s large and complex building stock, and its continuing work to try to keep. Read more…

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June 5, 2017

June Tour: 475 High Performance Building Supply House and Demo

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO DISCOVER HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING MATERIALS IN BROOKLYN Join us to learn how leading architects and developers achieve rigorous Passive House standards here in the City.  We will tour the 475 High Performance Building Supply warehouse in Brooklyn to learn about the latest products that can lead to 90% reductions in heating and. Read more…

June 2, 2017

More Good Green Jobs For OneNYC

By Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.   With a tip of the hat to Jane Austen, let me tweak her famous observation “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Today, “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a liberal big city. Read more…