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…

February 9, 2017

February Forum: Everyday People & Sustainability

Now more than ever, there is a strong sense of activism being cultivated by people in the face of a changing political and social landscape. Everyday people are eager to take action and do what they can to make a difference and advocate for the causes they believe in. However, it’s not always clear what. Read more…


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February 3, 2017

All the News From the Green Catwalk

by Thomas Storck   GreenHomeNYC launched another year of monthly forums with the annual Green Catwalk, featuring seven speakers who discussed the latest “green” news.  From Saudi Arabia to New York City, challenges remain.  But, in New York, in particular, much is being done to overcome them. The speakers offered insight into what needs to. Read more…

January 10, 2017

January Forum: Green Catwalk

Join us for our annual kick-start to the New Year!   Happy New Year from the Monthly Forums Group!  Once again, we’ll be bringing you a whole new lineup of interesting topics, and January brings you the annual Green Catwalk, featuring a multitude of hot topics for 2017.   Join us to hear current updates and. Read more…


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October 26, 2016

November Forum: Basics of Buildings and Building Science taught by The Jedi

  While we all look to sustainable technology, ignoring the basics of buildings can be wasteful for your clients, result in your missing building performance metrics, and is generally bad for your business. If you can get a 10% ROI on a project, why not do a more full, less expensive, and significantly more cost. Read more…


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October 3, 2016

October Forum: Sustainability Spotlight – Gowanus

Join GreenHome NYC for a discussion on the revitalization of the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn.   The Gowanus Canal, which was designated an EPA Superfund Site in 2009, has become notorious for the degree of pollution it has endured.  The pollution stems from multiple sources, including heavy industrialization, lack of proper flushing, and being an. Read more…


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July 21, 2016

August Forum: Waste Management

One of the most challenging sustainability questions facing large urban centers such as New York City is how to handle all the waste that is produced here on a daily basis. New York City has struggled with this question long before the last landfill shut down on its soil in 2001. With no spare land. Read more…