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…


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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…


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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…


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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…

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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April 25, 2017

May Forum: Next Stage Solar

Year after year, the solar energy industry continues to blaze a trail of record breaking growth in the United States. In 2016, the industry grew by 97%, was the number one source of new electric capacity for the first time, and accounted for 1 out of every 50 new jobs created throughout the year. It. Read more…

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April 3, 2017

Monthly Forum: April Forum – Sustainable Food Systems

Food waste. Food surplus. Whatever term you use, we throw away a lot of food! In total, New York City’s waste stream is roughly one-third organic material.   According to the food hierarchy from the EPA, the highest and best use for food is human consumption and the least preferable option is landfill or incineration.. Read more…


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March 11, 2017

March Forum – Patty Noonan Memorial Policy Forum – Beware The Ides of March: Outlook for Our Sustainable Future

With the recent changes in Washington, many have decried how the future of a good sustainable agenda is threatened.  Many have faced these threats in the past, and hope to give a positive message, and a series of solutions, to continue the fight.  This annual policy forum is dedicated to the late Patty Noonan, a. Read more…


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March 1, 2017

Monthly Forum Recap: Everyday People and Sustainability

by Theresa Baker   If you’re trying to make more sustainable choices in your daily life, the GreenHomeNYC February Forum offered plenty of options.  The evening featured four speakers who spoke passionately about ways that “everyday people” in New York City can improve their quality of life, save energy and live more sustainably.   Simple. Read more…