March 15, 2014

March Forum: Green Small Businesses

As New York City invests in a greener economy, small businesses are at the forefront of experimentation and innovation. Engineers and scientists are developing technology to address climate change. Entrepreneurs are designing business models and strategies that bring those solutions to market. And individuals from every sector, from food service to construction, are finding opportunities. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

January 26, 2014

February Forum: Energy 101: What do we know? What should we know?

Many of us breaking into, or even currently working in the sustainability business, are inundated with information about new and exciting technologies with claims of great energy savings (and even energy generation) from devices that cost next to nothing to devices that are very expensive. The question remains, are we focusing too much on the. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

December 29, 2013

January Forum: Green Catwalk 2014

The Monthly Forums Program is kicking off 2014 with our annual Green Catwalk. This is an event focused on innovation in sustainability. We’ll be bringing in several speakers and giving them just a few minutes to tell us about a particular sustainable innovation. The result will be fast, fun, and very informative. We’ve got a. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

November 7, 2013

November Forum: Big Green Projects

Our November forum is the last one for 2013 so we’re going to go Big! Our topic is Big Green Projects. For this forum we’ll be looking at large-scale sustainable projects and the unique challenges and opportunities that they create. Large-scale projects can not only offset a lot of energy use, but they can serve. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

September 26, 2013

October Forum: Tomorrow’s Green Building Workforce: Fostering Diversity, Growing Talent

The field of green building and energy efficiency is fast-growing; however, women and people of color have traditionally been under-represented in leadership positions in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.  Our October forum will focus on how we make sure that the green building and energy efficiency industry evolves to embrace the diversity necessary for a vibrant. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

September 15, 2013

Rewind: GreenHomeNYC’s Women of Green Forum

20 images, 20 seconds each, six minutes and forty seconds per speaker – Pecha Kucha style.   Last June, 10 women took to the stage at our Women of Green Forum to talk about the myriad paths that lead them to where they are now.   If you enjoy being entertained, enlightened and inspired, click below!     Speakers. Read more…

Posted by Jim Henderson in Blog, Monthly Forum

September 5, 2013

September Forum: Green Schools

It will take no small amount of time and effort to achieve the goal of a sustainable NYC.  To truly accomplish this, it’s critical that we emphasize the importance of sustainability to future generations.  One way to do this is through our schools and that’s the focus of September Forum, Green Schools!  We’ll look at. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

July 28, 2013

August Forum – Spotlight on Roosevelt Island

New York is a city made up of islands, so Roosevelt Island, the 2-mile long island in the East River might seem unremarkable, but it features a wealth of unique systems and a rich history that are worth taking a moment to examine!  That’s why in August we’ll be doing one of our Spotlight features. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

July 15, 2013

July Forum = learning about sustainable building standards.

July2013 ghnyc -alternatives to leed-7-17-13 from GreenHomeNYC When someone says, “green building standard,” what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Odds are you said “LEED,” but did you know that there are other building standards out there?   For example, check out the sample list of building standards below. Can you name others?. Read more…

Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Monthly Forum

July 3, 2013

July Forum: Alternatives to LEED

Though the trend is beginning to shift, when most people think of standards and sustainability, they think of LEED.  It’s inarguably the best established standard, but certainly not the only game in town!  With our July forum our goal is to give an overview of four of the other options that are out there:  Passive. Read more…

Posted by Kate Tradewell in Blog, Monthly Forum