Tag: financial-incentives

October 5, 2013

The Green Spotlight on BE NYC: Christopher Diamond

Countdown to BE NYC! With onlydays until the conference, GreenHomeNYC is shining the spotlight on the experts who will be making BE NYC an exceptional industry event!   One of the professionals participating in the conference is Christopher Diamond.   Chris is Director of Engineering and Technical Analysis at the New York City Energy Efficiency. Read more…

September 20, 2013

The Green Spotlight on BE NYC: Pat Logan

Countdown to BE NYC! With onlydays until the conference, GreenHomeNYC is shining the spotlight on the experts who will be making the BE NYC an exceptional industry event! One of the professionals participating in the conference is PAT LOGAN.   Pat Logan is Director of Project Finance in the New York office of Enterprise Community. Read more…

August 9, 2013

The Green Spotlight: Tom Sahagian

  Tom Sahagian has been the Senior Program Director, Technical Services at Enterprise Community Partners, a national nonprofit in the community development and affordable housing field, for about a year. At Enterprise, he helps to implement PartnerPREP (Partner Portfolio Retrofit Engagement Platform), which helps owners and managers of affordable housing to become effective energy stewards. Read more…

March 30, 2011

Federal Policy Update

Lots to report in the beginning of the new year from the Washington.  The change in Congress has the White House changing its approach to encouraging energy efficiency and regulating greenhouses gases.  In some cases the commitment to efficiency has been reaffirmed, in other cases it is not so clear.  Throughout, however, is the reality. Read more…

November 17, 2010

Energy audit help for four NYC neighborhoods

Crain’s covers this week’s expansion of a City initiative to support homeowners with energy audits and retrofits: “This is an idea that came together last winter,” Ms. Quinn said. “We’re taking their idea and furthering it.” The initiative is now being expanded to the rest of Bedford Stuyvesant, plus Jamaica, Queens; Soundview, Bronx; and West. Read more…

June 23, 2010

A brighter future: three solar zones created in NYC

On June 8, Mayor Bloomberg and Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri, in conjunction with Sustainable CUNY, announced the creation of three Solar Empowerment Zones in the City. The zones have excellent potential for solar power. Being inside one of the zones gives technical assistance, and streamlined paperwork for getting solar installations authorized.

June 3, 2010

What’s going on with federal green building policy?

A green building news update from Capitol Hill, by GreenHomeNYC volunteer Adam Szlachetka. Despite trouble with the larger energy policy overhaul on Capitol Hill, on May 6 the House and Senate advanced bills to improve energy efficiency in homes and other products nationwide.

February 14, 2010

Starting now! New York’s Great Appliance Swap Out

Governor Paterson has announced the New York Great Appliance Swap Out – a program that provides $16.8 million for New Yorkers to turn in their less efficient appliances for rebates on energy efficient appliances NOW through Sunday, February 21.  The program uses federal funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

January 25, 2010

NY’s Great Appliance Swap Out — this February save $550!

NYSERDA, by way of stimulus funds, is offering rebates on ENERGY STAR appliances during the week of February 12 – 21, until the funds run out. There are 2 different rebates on offer. Rebate Option 1: Single Appliance. Get $75-105 dollars for buying a freezer, clothes washer or refrigerator if you also recycle your old. Read more…