September 24, 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 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 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

August 18, 2014

{Green Careers} September 2014 meeting – Elevator Pitch

 MORE SEATS NOW AVAILABLE!   Question 1: Can you present who you are, what you do and why you’d be a perfect candidate for a potential job opportunity? Question 2: Can you do all that in just 30 seconds?!   Brush up on your verbal communication skills and join us this September when we’ll be developing. Read more…

Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

August 14, 2014

{Green Careers} July 2014 Recap – Writing Skills

Article by Louisa Chan Photos by Keith Wong   Job seekers of all types from students and recent graduates to seasoned professional looking to make a career change gathered for GreenHomeNYC’s latest Green Careers meeting to hear green industry veterans share their insight on the hiring process and written communication. Over 20 participants attended the event which. Read more…

August 5, 2014

Monthly Forums July 2014 Recap – In-Home Composting

July 2014 Forum Recap – In-Home Composting by Vikki Syrov   On July 16th, compost novices and experts alike gathered at the Hafele America showroom for a workshop on in-home composting led by Celeste McMickle, a Master Composter certified by the NYC Compost Project. The GreenHomeNYC audience had the chance to learn key strategies on making the. Read more…

Posted by Johanna Perry in Blog, Monthly Forum

July 28, 2014

Sustainable Businesses Tour Recap – June’14

GreenHomeNYC’s Summer Sustainable Businesses  Tour included a visit of three  environmentally-responsible venues in Brooklyn:   Our first stop was Build It Green!NYC  (BIG) – New York City’s non-profit retail outlet for salvaged and surplus building materials and other household items, including refrigerators, doors,  appliances, and even books! The tour of BIG NYC was lead by Harvey Jaswal, who provided a. Read more…