June 30, 2016

June Forum Recap: Community Solar Comes to New York State

by Pamela Berns   According to Dennis Phayre of EnterSolar, even if we utilized all currently available sources, we’d only have about 100 years of energy left on the planet. But New York State isn’t waiting one more second to embark on innovative partnerships that will not only extend that timeframe but also significantly reduce. Read more…

April 1, 2009

A Green Lining in a Down Market

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. A Green Lining in a Down Market Converting to an Energy-Efficient Building By Erik D. Nevala-Lee The realities of a depressed real estate market have finally settled upon. Read more…

November 1, 2008

Finding the Money

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. Finding the Money Green Building Financing By Erik D. Nevala-Lee Taking the plunge and renovating an existing multi-family building to be more energy-efficient is an important and exciting. Read more…

September 1, 2008

Understanding What You Use Helps to Conserve

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. Understanding What You Use Helps to Conserve Reviewing Your Con Ed Bill By Sharon Brind With the constant rise in energy costs, the use of “peak generating plants”. Read more…

August 1, 2008

Green Building Insurance Practices

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. Green Building Insurance Practices The Climate is A-Changing By Erik D. Nevala-Lee One impact of climate change is being felt as natural disasters of increasing frequency and strength. Read more…

June 1, 2008

Tracking Building Energy Usage

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. Tracking Building Energy Usage Energy by the Foot By Aaron Yowell Recent studies of energy usage in multifamily buildings have revealed that the least efficient buildings use up. Read more…

May 1, 2008

Emerging Faces in Sustainable Development

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. Emerging Faces in Sustainable Development Designer and Developer By Erik D. Nevala-Lee New Yorkers are obsessed with real estate development. We all pause to stare at the listings. Read more…

May 1, 2005

The Power of Green: Bringing Your Building Up to Speed

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. The Power of Green Bringing Your Building Up to Speed By Norma Dunkelberger For the past couple of decades, interest in the environment and “greening” of. Read more…

October 1, 2004

Green Building Saves the Green

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. Green Building Saves the Green Cost Benefits of Green Buildings By Erik D. Nevala-Lee The environmental benefits of “green” buildings have never been questioned. The reduced intake of. Read more…

September 1, 2004

Renewable Energy

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. Renewable Energy Now Available for Delivery in New York City By Joshua Radoff In New York City, electricity is a lot like Chinese food. It’s ubiquitous, available for. Read more…