Tag: educational-resources

March 13, 2010

Reading up on going green

GreenHomeNYC’s Green Careers Transition team is putting together a reading list – check out their previous selections. Continuing the series, GreenHomeNYC volunteer Mary Tchamkina takes a look at books that might help to motivate and guide your career transition.

March 11, 2010

Reading green, naturally, sustainably

GreenHomeNYC’s Green Careers Transition team is putting together a reading list – check out their previous selections. Continuing the series, GreenHomeNYC volunteer Mary Tchamkina takes a look at six books on designing in harmony with nature.

March 3, 2010

Three Books: Farming, Gardening, Epidemics and the Green Building

Yikes!  You are probably wondering what any of these have to do with green buildings!  Not to worry! One Straw Revolution by Masonobu Fukuoka, Gaia’s Garden, Second Edition: A Guide To Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway and Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell each explore in various contexts,. Read more…

January 28, 2010

Registration open for NESEA Master Workshops

Sign up now for NESEA Master Workshops this February, coordinated by GreenHomeNYC and NY Designs. Registering online now gives you a 10% discount! GreenHomeNYC and NY Designs are collaborating to bring three NESEA Master Workshops to La Guardia Community College this February. The workshops will be taught by Marc Rosenbaum. His work has been nationally. Read more…

January 27, 2010

5 Book Recommendations: As Oprah would say, Ah-ha!

As part of the GreenHomeNYC Career Transitions group, I have been asked to share my thoughts and recommendations for 5 books on sustainability. I’m also supposed to come up with a theme, like 5 books about suburban homes and how they achieve or fail sustainability, or 5 books on air sealing and high performance structures.. Read more…

January 12, 2010

NESEA Master Workshops: February — sign up now

GreenHomeNYC and NY Designs are collaborating to bring three NESEA Master Workshops to La Guardia Community College this February. The workshops will be taught by Marc Rosenbaum. His work has been nationally recognized by ASHRAE, AIA, EEBA, and NESEA. Six AIA credits will be provided per workshop. Each workshop is $250 plus a one time. Read more…

November 29, 2009

Education for Career Transitions

Looking to green your career? Whether you are a building industry professional or just someone searching for a more sustainable career path, the following educational opportunities can help you learn more about the theory and practice of green.

November 11, 2009

Be Part of a Green Book Club

Yes there is such a thing!  If you are interested in transitioning to a green career or looking to enhance knowledge about all things related to the environment, you can sign up (for free) to be a member of LEEDLoop. LEEDLoop is an online community and resource guide for green building professionals and students in. Read more…