October 2, 2013

This Saturday – The Annual Fall Green Buildings Tour

Tickets are going fast Here is your chance to to visit a varied collection of NYC buildings and green sites to learn about energy efficiency and sustainable building methods from the pros.   You will experience firsthand the inner workings and design details, as well as the challenges and accomplishments that were faced by the professionals involved with. Read more…

September 18, 2013

Join us for our Annual Fall Green Buildings Open-House!

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO OUR ANNUAL FALL GREEN BUILDINGS OPEN-HOUSE!!! The tours are an opportunity to visit a varied collection of buildings and green sites to learn about the energy efficient and sustainable building methods directly from building professionals such as the architect, engineer, developer or owner. You’ll experience firsthand the inner workings and design. Read more…

June 14, 2013

GreenHomeNYC – New York Times Building Tour

Join GreenHomeNYC on Friday, July 12th, for very special afternoon tour (1-2pm) of the New York Times Headquarters, located at Times Square on 8th Avenue. This guided tour will take guests behind the scenes of one of New York’s most recognizable office towers to see how this 52-story, 1.5 million sqft building was designed and built. Read more…

June 6, 2013

Science Class Atop Hands-On Urban Farming

Our tour of The Greenhouse Project, lead by Manuela Zamora, Director of Education Programs and Sidsel Robards, Director of Program Development and Events, provided an exciting look at how New York City public schools are educating our children about science and the environment through hands-on laboratory experience.   Science is taught through the lens of. Read more…

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June 1, 2013

424 Melrose Street: Passive House in Process

    As a part of our Spring 2013 SustaiNYC tours, architect Chris Benedict of Chris Benedict, R.A. showed the GreenHomeNYC community her latest project– a 24-unit apartment building in Bushwick that is designed to meet Passive House standards.   Passive Houses are airtight buildings that are designed and built under rigorous conversion standards to dramatically minimize. Read more…

May 28, 2013

Ever thought that there might be life in the East River?

This year the Lower East Side Ecology Center will open its office and learning center at the East River Park Fireboat House.   The site will contain an aquarium connected to the river to prove that “there are actually things living in the East River.” Through initiatives such as environmental education programs, greening, and composting,. Read more…

May 5, 2013

Join us for our Annual Spring Green Buildings Open-House!

On May 18th, discover what makes New York City one of the greenest metropolises in the world.  See first-hand what is being done to further develop our sustainability and resiliency for the future.   The one-day event will take guests behind the scenes to see sustainable sites throughout the city. Tours will highlight cutting edge innovations. Read more…

April 25, 2013

GreenHomeNYC Spring Tour: Lower East Side Ecology Center

Check out the first of our upcoming May 18th Spring Building Tours! Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013  Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm Place: Lower East Side Ecology Center, East River Promenade, New York, NY 10002 Cost:$8 before May 12th, $12 after Click here to RSVP   Join us as we tour the LESEC offices and newly. Read more…

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March 21, 2013


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March 18, 2013

April Green House Tour

Join GreenHomeNYC for a special tour of the Greenhouse Project Science Laboratory at PS 333 on the Upper West Side!!   The Sun Works Center for Environmental Studies at the Manhattan School for Children [PS333] is the flagship Greenhouse Project Science Laboratory and serves over 700 Kindergarten through 8th grade students, in addition to training. Read more…

Posted by Jim Henderson in Blog, Green Building Tours