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March 28, 2016

Diversity in Green: A Panel Discussion with Green Professionals and Diversity Experts

Today’s workforce is becoming increasingly diverse — but although great strides have been made in the past few years, there are still many barriers and additional hurdles that traditionally underrepresented populations may face when searching for employment.   Join green professionals and diversity experts for a panel discussion on diversity in today’s green workforce. This. Read more…

January 26, 2016

{Green Careers} January 2016 Recap: Professional Certifications & Exams

by Kimberly Stempien   You’ve targeted a career in the green building industry – now what do you need to know about professional certifications to further your career?   The Green Careers Group started off 2016 with an informative discussion on industry accreditations.  Students, practicing engineers, and other sustainability professionals gathered at DORMA Design Center to. Read more…

January 5, 2016

{Green Careers} : Kick off 2016 at our Professional Certifications Event on January 12

As the sustainable building and energy efficiency field grows, so do the possible professional accreditations for people in or entering the industry. Green Careers will start off the New Year with a discussion about these professional certifications and exams. Come and learn what’s out there and why each is important for a particular career path.  . Read more…

June 26, 2015

{Green Careers} July 2015 meeting – Staying a Step Ahead of the Job Market: Building Internal Connections

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s speaker had to cancel due to illness. . We will still be holding a networking session tonight, Tuesday the 14th, at the location below. Our apologies for the inconvenience! Time: 6:30pm networking Location: Murphy’s Tavern, 6 Stone St New York, NY 10004 . Two of the most important tools and skills for effective job seeking. Read more…

April 29, 2015

{Green Careers} April 2015 Recap: The Perfect Elevator Pitch

By Pamela Berns and Tamanna Virmani   For most of us finding a job can be tougher than doing the actual job.  We can find it hard just talking about ourselves, no less selling ourselves to others. And first impressions are lasting impressions that can end up having a greater impact on your prospects than. Read more…

September 4, 2014

Multifamily Building Analyst Training – Fall 2014

Get the BPI Certification you need – Evening Classes! Our schedule allows you to finish the class in two months. If you are an energy professional working in multifamily buildings or just want to learn about multifamily building energy analysis and efficiency, this is the class for you. GreenHomeNYC’s experienced network of building scientists will conduct. Read more…

February 13, 2014

{Green Careers} February 2014 – Sustainable Career Tracks

By Srikant Subramaniam     On Tuesday, February 4th, the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group held its second meeting of the year. Intended as a seminar on Sustainable Career Tracks, the event was held at the offices of one of New York’s leading firms in the industry, Steven Winter Associates, Inc. The meeting, presided over by. Read more…

February 3, 2011

A new New York Incentive Program

At the end of last year, a new initiative resulting from the Green Jobs-Green New York Act from last year was announced by Governor David A. Paterson: A NYSERDA program to provide homeowners with free or reduced-priced energy assessments and low-interest loans to finance energy-saving improvements. A revolving loan fund will be developed for homeowners. Read more…

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November 15, 2010

NY State Releases Climate Action Plan, Public Comment Period Open

Early this month, outgoing Governor Paterson released the New York State Climate Action Plan.   This plan moves forward on the 2009 Executive Order requiring the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% (compared to 1990 levels) by 2050 and established a Climate Action Council to determine how to meet the goal.   The Council will. Read more…

February 21, 2010

NYC Government Policy Briefing – February 2010

Already in February 2010 there has been three major policy announcements to further integrate smart building strategies into the city’s built environment.  This news in the short term particularly impacts clean energy business owners and those doing business with the city – in the long term the City has begun the process to overhaul its. Read more…