November 2, 2014

November Forum: Environmental Policy: NYC’s Next Steps

With just about one year finished with a new Mayor and new City Council, this forum will focus on some of the new policies and actions New York City has seen under this administration, as well as see some of thing things that are on the horizon for Environmental Policy in the City with new. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

October 20, 2014

October Monthly Forum Re-cap: Spotlight on Windows

BY: LISA BONANATE   Big windows provide beautiful views and that’s a key amenity when it comes to selling or renting space. But there are some downsides to living in glass houses. In this month’s Green Forum at DORMA Design Center, the spotlight was on windows – from their impact on living space to the. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

September 19, 2014

October Forum: Pull Up the Shades: Spotlight on Windows

Every building has them, but what do we really know about the different types of windows in NYC Buildings? And what are the most efficient ones available to us? Join GreenHomeNYC this October to tackle some of these questions in our spotlight on windows and insulation forum. From the different building codes, to how we. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum

September 2, 2014

August Monthly Forum Re-cap: Green Interiors

BY:  KATYA GULETSKY   By show of hands, the majority of attendees of the GreenHomeNYC August Monthly Forum on Green Interiors were almost equally divided among interior designers, architects, and product designers. They came to hear Green Interior Design practitioners talk about green design, its design vocabulary, standards, and examples of application, about making green. Read more…


Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

August 30, 2014

September Forum: Sustainability and Supply Chains

How much do you really know about what went into making the items in your wardrobe or the building materials that were used to construct your home/apartment?   This September, come out for a discussion on how your consumer products make it from being their component parts, to an assembled unit, to a product that. Read more…


Posted by Johanna Perry in Blog, Monthly Forum

August 5, 2014

Monthly Forums July 2014 Recap – In-Home Composting

July 2014 Forum Recap – In-Home Composting by Vikki Syrov   On July 16th, compost novices and experts alike gathered at the Hafele America showroom for a workshop on in-home composting led by Celeste McMickle, a Master Composter certified by the NYC Compost Project. The GreenHomeNYC audience had the chance to learn key strategies on making the. Read more…


Posted by Johanna Perry in Blog, Monthly Forum

July 19, 2014

August Forum: Green Interiors

Fall is just around the corner, and with it, you’ll be spending more time indoors. Join GreenHomeNYC at the August forum and discover great ways to green the inside of our homes and buildings (where Americans spend 90% of our time!). We’ll start big and learn about sustainable building materials, and then hear from designers. Read more…


Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

June 30, 2014

July Forum: In-Home Composting Workshop

This month, we’re taking a thorough look at in-home composting. Master composter, Celeste McMickle, will walk us through strategies for composting at home as well as the tools and resources needed in order to do so.   Don’t delay! Seats are limited to allow for audience interaction.   Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Time: 6:30-8:00pm Place: Hafele. Read more…


Posted by Johanna Perry in Blog, Monthly Forum

May 27, 2014

June Forum: Cooling

June is here and with it the cooling season begins!  GreenHomeNYC is here to help you make the transition in an informed and sustainable way. Our June forum will focus on many aspects of Cooling.  We’ll start with a Cooling 101 session to get everyone up to speed, and move on to topics such as. Read more…


Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

April 21, 2014

May Forum: Green Career Transitions Pechu Kucha

Changing courses mid-career can be a challenge on many levels and it takes hard work and tenacity to get where you want to go. We feel your pain. This May, let GreenHomeNYC pump some life back into your job search as 10 speakers from all areas of the green sector tell inspiring stories about how. Read more…


Posted by Johanna Perry in Blog, Monthly Forum