April 1, 2004

Green Corner: Understanding Lighting

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 Corner: Understanding Lighting The Good, the Bad and the Environmental By Joshua Radoff There’s nothing worse than bad lighting. Take an otherwise beautiful room and. Read more…

March 1, 2004

Fumes and Formaldehyde

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. Fumes and Formaldehyde Taking Steps to Detox Your Building By Joshua Radoff Everyone knows the air in New York isn’t the best stuff in the world. Read more…

December 1, 2003

The Cooperator (2003/12): Going Green to Save Green

Going Green to Save Green A New Wave of Residential Development By Debra A. Estock Solar powered panels dotting rooftops. Recycled waste water replenishing toilets. Geothermal heat pumps for heating and cooling. Filtered fresh air into apartments. What’s next? Sheep grazing in the Sheep Meadow? Not necessarily, but thanks to some government tax incentives and. Read more…

The Cooperator (2003/12): Painting the Town Green: A Look at GreenHomeNYC

Painting the Town Green A Look at GreenHomeNYC By Mary K. Fons Did you know that every time you flush the toilet, you use around six gallons of water? Or that compact fluorescent light bulbs use nearly 75 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs and cost far less, too? After the blackout of 2003, most. Read more…