February 26, 2018

{Green Careers} February Recap: Telling Your Sustainability Story

by Carl Hourihan One February 13th, GreenHomeNYC hosted Jacquelyn Ottman for a workshop on Telling Your Sustainability Story.   Jacquelyn is an internationally recognized expert on green marketing and eco-innovation and author of five award-winning books, including The New Rules of Green Marketing. She is the founder of Ottman Consulting, which has guided strategy for. Read more…

Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

February 1, 2018

Monthly Forum: How to be Cool and Efficient

As air conditioning is increasingly considered to be a required amenity in both residential and commercial settings, even as concern about global warming and greenhouse gasses has grown, this forum will discuss the key air conditioning system types and their related energy efficiency.  We will also discuss some design issues, troubleshooting installation problems and, finally. Read more…

Posted by Sean Amundsen in Blog, Monthly Forum

Volunteer Spotlight: Samantha Yost

Meet some of the GreenHomeNYC volunteers who dedicate their time to make our educational programs a success.  This month, the spotlight is on Samantha Yost.   Why did you decide to volunteer for GHNYC? I started coming to events almost immediately after I moved to New York. I had just finished my masters degree, but. Read more…

Posted by Lisa Bonanate in Blog

January 27, 2018

October Tour Recap: Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

by Noah Siegel   Have you ever wondered what happens to the water you use after washing the dishes, taking a shower, or flushing the toilet? GreenHomeNYC visited the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn to learn how the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) sustainably handles wastewater treatment. Our tour was led. Read more…

January 9, 2018

November Forum Recap: Innovations in Transportation: Mobility in Smart Cities

by Jenny Nicolas   The GreenHomeNYC November Forum held at the Hafele America showroom showcased a panel of four thought-leaders, who provided insight on the current status of New York City’s mobility and addressed innovative solutions to create a truly Smart City. The panelists discussed exciting projects and cutting edge technology that will help cities. Read more…

January 5, 2018

January Forum: Green Catwalk 2018

Happy New Year from the GreenHomeNYC Forums Planning Committee!   As 2018 gets going, we’re starting off the year with our classic Green Catwalk forum, where we bring in speakers to present on new, innovative, unheard of, and just plain interesting topics, technologies, trends and organizations within the sustainability space. This year will include presentations. Read more…

Posted by Gregory Thomas in Blog, Monthly Forum

January 4, 2018

{Green Careers} January 2018 Sustainable Career Tracks: So You Don’t Want a Desk Job?

Interested in learning about career paths that take you outside of the traditional office setting? Then you won’t want to miss our upcoming {Green Careers} Sustainable Career Tracks meet-up!   Date: Tuesday, January 9th Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm with networking afterwards Location: NYSERDA, 1359 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10018   REGISTER HERE!   During the. Read more…

Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

December 29, 2017

Your Support Makes Our Work Possible

  It’s been a challenging year marked by extreme weather events, with hurricanes, fires, droughts, and floods all across the globe. In the United States we saw Houston drown and California burn just a few months after Trump’s pullout from the Paris agreement.   We are grateful to our many hard-working volunteers, knowledgeable pro bono. Read more…

Posted by Jim Henderson in Blog

December 27, 2017

2017 Volunteer of the Year: Gregory Thomas

GreenHomeNYC has many dedicated volunteers who contribute their talents to make our educational events a success.  In 2017, the Board of Directors recognized one particular volunteer for his significant contributions to our organization over the last several years.   We’re pleased to announce our 2017 Volunteer of the Year is Gregory Thomas. Gregory joined us. Read more…

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Posted by Lisa Bonanate in Blog

December 4, 2017

GreenHomeNYC Year in Review: Taking on the Environmental Challenge

by Pamela Berns   It’s been a year marked by extreme weather events, with hurricanes, fires, droughts, and flooding all across the globe. In the United States we saw Houston drown and Santa Rosa burn just a few months after Trump’s pullout from the Paris agreement in June. Climate advocacy groups, local policy makers, corporations,. Read more…