Tag: green-power-alternative-energy

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 8, 2014

Explore Bushwick Inlet Park with GreenHome NYC

  INVITES YOU TO  PARKS AND RECREATION NIGHT   Date: Thursday, July 24th 2014 Time: 6:30 PM Cost: Suggested Donation of $5 Sign up! Join us on Thursday, July 24th for a special after-work tour of the newly renovated Bushwick Inlet Park. Once a brownfield site located on the East River, this park has been transformed into one of. 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…

November 23, 2009

Fall 2009 Policy Briefing

There has been considerable activity on the policy and regulatory front on every level – Federal, State, and City.  This is excellent news for green building owners and advocates.  This briefing aims to be just that – a concise look into a breadth of movement in fall 2009. But first, the New York Times ran. Read more…

October 19, 2005

Oil Crisis: Are We Ready to Trade Black Gold for Green Power? – October 19, 2005

With Dan Miner, Post Carbon Institute.

May 1, 2005

The Power of Green: Bringing Your Building Up to Speed

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. The Power of Green Bringing Your Building Up to Speed By Norma Dunkelberger For the past couple of decades, interest in the environment and “greening” of. Read more…

September 2, 2004

Testimonial: I Switched to Green Power

Say it loud, say it proud. by Anne-Lise Breuning, Tenant, NoHo 2004-09-01 Growing up in a solar house in New Mexico made me a strong believer in green power. So I was thrilled when I read on my ConEdison bill “you have the power to make a difference…. Choose green power.” But don’t bother calling. Read more…

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September 1, 2004

Green Power in New York City

GreenHomeNYC Feature Article by Dan Harris dharris@GreenHomeNYC.org March 2003 “Green Power” is delightful phrase, full of promise and hope for the future — as if we will plug our appliances into a smiling oak tree with a rainbow glistening in the background. The reality of purchasing Green Power, meaning electricity generated solely from renewable sources,. Read more…

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December 2, 2003

Renewable Energy, Now Available for Delivery in NYC

By Josh Radoff, GreenHomeNYC *****Please note: Some information has changed since this article was written. 1st Rochdale stopped offering Green Power in July 2004. The only source for New Yorkers (other than buying green credits directly) is now Con Ed Solutions.***** In New York City, electricity is a lot like Chinese food. It’s ubiquitous, available. Read more…

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