January 27, 2016

February Green Building Tour: Capsys pre-fab, modular construction factory

Join GreenHomeNYC for a insider tour of Capsys‘ modular construction factory here in NYC on Thursday, February 11th at 12:45pm! Capsys is a premier modular manufacturer specializing in non-combustible buildings. Capsys modular units are an efficient and cost effective way to construct almost any kind of residence including student housing, hotels, townhouses, apartment buildings, affordable. Read more…

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October 16, 2015

October Green Building Tour: Jacob Javits Center Green Roof

Join GreenHomeNYC for a special tour of the green roof of New York City’s Jacob Javits Center on Friday, October 23rd at 2pm The Jacob Javits Convention Center is home to the second largest green roof on a single, free-standing building in the U.S. and the largest in NYC! The green roof was completed in October 2014 and is. Read more…

August 10, 2015

August Tour Recap: R-951, A certified Net Zero in Brooklyn

By Brigitta Berze There was much excitement buzzing in Prospect Park, Brooklyn on the eve of August 5th, 2015 as Brooklyn’s Deputy Borough President, Diana Reyna, presented citations to the teams involved in the completion of the first certified net zero capable passive house in NYC.  Paul Castrucci , the architect for this building, along. Read more…

July 27, 2015

GreenHomeNYC’s August Tour: Net Zero in Brooklyn

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO VISIT A Certified Net Zero Capable Passive House, the R-951 Residence Want to know more about the first building in NYC to achieve both Passive House Institute certification and NYSERDA Net Zero capable rating? Join us, Wednesday, August 5th for a tour with Paul Castrucci Architect, Further, Inc. and Aeon Solar.. Read more…

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July 6, 2015

July Tour: One Penn Co-Gen

Join GreenHomeNYC for a special tour of One Penn Plaza’s Combined Heat and Power plant!   Date: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm Location: 34th Street Lobby of One Penn Plaza (entrance btw 7th and 8th Avenues) Cost:  $10 Early Bird; $15 Procrastinator Sign Up!   This midtown office building produces 6.2 megawatts of energy on the 12th floor,. Read more…

May 8, 2015

GreenHomeNYC’s May Tour: Affordable and Sustainable

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO  DISCOVER GREEN AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE BRONX.   Our May Tour is almost here, but we’ve had a change of venue!  The tour will now be held at the newly renovated West Farms Square, a 526-unit affordable housing development located near the intersection of East Tremont and Bryan Avenues in the. Read more…

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April 8, 2015

Green Building Tours: Oko Farms Aquaponics Tour

There’s something fishy going on in Brooklyn, but in the best way possible!   Despite predictions of snow, several intrepid GreenHomeNYC members made their way to Bushwick last month for a very informative tour of a local aquaponics farm.  Oko Farms was founded by budding entrepreneurs Yemi Amu and Jonathan Boe, in collaboration with the. Read more…

March 9, 2015

March Tour: Aquaponics Farm

GreenHomeNYC Invites you to EXPLORE an AQUAPONICS FARM IN THE HEART OF BROOKLYN Join us on Saturday, March 28th for a tour of Oko Farms – an aquaculture and education company in Brooklyn! Through the process of aquaponics, Oko Farms raises freshwater fish along with a variety of vegetables and fruits to provide a model. Read more…

October 4, 2014

October Green Building Tours – Harbor School

 INVITES YOU TO A Sustainable School Tour: NY Harbor School   School is back in session! Join us on Thursday, October 23rd for a special morning tour of the New York Harbor School’s Billion Oyster Project!   Date:  Thursday, October 23rd 2014 Time:  8:00 AM – 10:30AM (meet at South Ferry. Boat leaves at 8:15 AM sharp!) We. Read more…

September 11, 2014

September ’14 Green Building Tour: Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility

   invites you to join us on September 30th as we explore Sims Municipal Recycling’s Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility!   Sims Municipal Recycling’s (SMR) processes all of NYC’s residential and institutional metal, glass and plastic recyclables, as well as half of the City’s paper.  The new facility has a Recycling Education Center, where New Yorkers are. Read more…