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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…

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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…

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 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 29, 2009

Governor Paterson Signs Green Jobs/Green New York Bill

On Tuesday last week, Governor Paterson signed the Green Jobs/ Green New York Bill into law.  We touched on the bill in an earlier post. The bill will invest millions in weatherization and towards the improved energy efficiency of commercial and residential buildings, and to train New Yorkers to work in this field.  A new. Read more…

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October 10, 2009

Green Careers and Entrepreneurs

A discussion about green careers and entrepreneurs, with Janna Olson, Executive Director of Win Win Campaign: Young Adult-Led Energy Efficiency for Small Business at Envirolution; Marni Majorelle, Founder and Green Roof Specialist at Alive Structures; Kurtis Pender, Weatherization Director at the Harlem Community Development Corp. Moderated by Andrew Padian, Vice President for Energy Initiatives at the Community Preservation Corp.

September 19, 2009

Green Jobs/ Green NY passes New York State Senate

On Thursday, September 10th, the New York State Senate passed the Green Jobs/ Green NY Bill (A. 8901 / S. 5888)  by a vote of 52-8.  The Assembly passed the bill unanimously back in June. This is the sort of effort that makes everyone happy – from Upstate Republican Senators to the Working Families Party,. Read more…

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