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…

May 30, 2017

Rainwater Harvest: A Solution to Our Water Crisis?

by Tamanna Mohapatra   Anyone following the climate change debate is acutely aware of a few facts – the rising temperature of our earth, melting glaciers around the world, the lack of urgency to take action on the part of most world leaders, and last but not the least, the alarming depletion of water resources.. Read more…

May 24, 2017

April Forum Recap: Sustainable Food Systems

by Sunitha Sarveswaran   Most people look at strawberry tops or carrot peels and throw them away, without realizing the myriad of other uses these scraps could provide. According to the EPA, the most preferred use for food and organics is human consumption. The least preferred uses are landfill and incineration. The GreenHomeNYC April Forum. Read more…

May 22, 2017

Green Careers: Sustainable Waste Management

By Megan Nordgren     On Tuesday, May 9, representatives from the public and private sectors in sustainable waste management came together with moderator Emily Taubenblatt to provide career insights into this rapidly growing and changing field. While the speakers described different experiences with their respective employers, they agreed on the kinds of traits that are. Read more…


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April 28, 2017

Living Building Challenge: Designing for an Equitable and Regenerative Future

by Sunitha Sarveswaran   Have you ever considered how a flower functions? It lives off the resources available to it, using the sun, water and soil in its immediate surroundings to thrive. It also provides a service to its surrounding environment, in the way of food, shelter and aesthetic beauty. This is what a building. Read more…

April 26, 2017

Green Careers: Sustainable Waste Management

Interested in learning about compost, recycling, and other forms of sustainable waste management? Join Green Careers for an interactive panel on sustainable waste management practices in NYC!   Speakers: Marisa Kaminski – Zero Waste Schools Program Marguerite Manela – NYC Department of Sanitation, Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability Amy Marpman – Recycling Track Systems Jacquelyn. Read more…


Posted by Emily Taubenblatt in Blog