April 24, 2018

May Forum: Resilient Solar

As the solar energy industry continues its breakneck growth, more questions arise around how we can use this intermittent source of energy and still have reliably consistent power. This issue becomes even more critical in an era of more frequent and catastrophic climate events that can and have taken down the electrical grid. This is. Read more…


Posted by Gregory Thomas in Blog, Monthly Forum

April 11, 2018

Monthly Forum: Sustainable Policy 201

For many years, GreenHomeNYC has dedicated an annual Policy Forum in the name of Patty Noonan, a GreenHomeNYC Founder and a trailblazer in sustainability who helped change the industry before we lost her way too soon. Her work with the Housing Partnership started the first replicable efficient affordable housing demonstration in the region, and paved the. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, GreenHomeNYC People, Monthly Forum

March 18, 2018

February Forum Recap: How to be Cool and Efficient

by Yiran Song   Air conditioning is increasingly considered to be a required amenity in both residential and commercial settings. But concerns about global warming and greenhouse gas emissions gives us no time to waste in achieving more energy efficient AC systems. In the February GreenHomeNYC Forum “How to be Cool and Efficient”, three industry. Read more…

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

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

November 7, 2017

November Forum: Innovations in Transportation: Mobility in Smart Cities

  Join GreenHomeNYC for “Innovations in Transportation: Mobility in Smart Cities” at the fabulous new Hafele Showroom to learn about the ways cities are adapting to the latest innovations in technology coupled with the greater demands on infrastructure due to increased density and aging assets. The forum will target innovative solutions that are being championed to get. Read more…


Posted by Jennifer Urrutia in Blog, Monthly Forum

October 2, 2017

October Forum: Women of Green: Pecha Kucha Night

Join GreenHomeNYC and the Center on Global Energy Policy’s Women in Energy program for the “Women in Green” October Forum!   Several established experts in the “green” universe will take the stage to talk about the myriad paths that lead them to where they are now in the sustainable field.  The only catch is, the. Read more…

August 24, 2017

September Forum – Spotlight on Hudson Yards

GreenHomeNYC, AEE-NY and ASHRAE New York are co-hosting a special September Forum focusing on one of the largest and potentially greenest construction projects in New York City in recent years — Hudson Yards.   Developed by Related Management, this multi-building complex on Manhattan’s far West Side is not yet complete but is already providing valuable feedback about its many green. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

August 7, 2017

August Forum: Building Science 101

Building Science is the study of how a building reacts to the physical phenomena surrounding it; in short, it is how a building responds to science. The collection of information from these studies might include temperature and moisture, building envelope and leakage, heating and ventilation, and building materials. These aspects must function together to create a well. Read more…


Posted by Sean Amundsen in Blog, Monthly Forum

July 14, 2017

July Forum: Spotlight on Parks – Bigger and Better

Two NYC Parks Expanding Park Area by Almost 8.5 Square Miles!   Central Park, at a mere 1.31 square miles, is nothing in comparison to Freshkills Park and the Hudson River Parks Conservancy – two giants that are each over 4 square miles. NYC has been expanding park areas for decades, and these are two. Read more…