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October 2, 2013

This Saturday – The Annual Fall Green Buildings Tour

Tickets are going fast Here is your chance to to visit a varied collection of NYC buildings and green sites to learn about energy efficiency and sustainable building methods from the pros.   You will experience firsthand the inner workings and design details, as well as the challenges and accomplishments that were faced by the professionals involved with. Read more…

October 1, 2013

The Green Spotlight: Jordan Bonomo

Jordan Bonomo is a Multifamily Energy Auditor at Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC), a long time GreenHomenNYC volunteer, head of the Green Building Tours,  and a  Student in Columbia University’s Sustainability Management graduate program   GreenHomeNYC’s blog mentions that your interest in the environment was sparked while working on a climate change campaign for MASSPIRG.  Please. Read more…

September 18, 2013

Join us for our Annual Fall Green Buildings Open-House!

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO OUR ANNUAL FALL GREEN BUILDINGS OPEN-HOUSE!!! The tours are an opportunity to visit a varied collection of buildings and green sites to learn about the energy efficient and sustainable building methods directly from building professionals such as the architect, engineer, developer or owner. You’ll experience firsthand the inner workings and design. Read more…

August 30, 2013

The Green Spotlight on BE NYC: Josh Lehman

  Countdown to BE NYC! With only days 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 Josh Lehman.   Josh Lehman, Program Manager at WinnCompanies, an environmentally-focused real estate development and management. 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…

August 31, 2010

September forum: The Greening of Newark, NJ

Jak Inglese, AIA, PE, LEED AP and founder of Inglese Architecture and Engineering, Dr. Ana Baptista, Director of Environmental & Planning Projects of the Ironbound Community Corp., Ralph Walker, of Gensler and Lee Stronstorff, of the Greater Newark Conservancy

May 10, 2010

Becoming a LEED Green Associate: part 3

GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm’s final reflections on his path to becoming LEED AP. Read parts one and two. I realized after taking the exam that, whether you are new to the principles of green building or have sustainability expertise already, my advice is the same. The Green Associate exam is not so much a test. Read more…

May 8, 2010

Becoming a LEED Green Associate: part 2

Continuing GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm’s reflections on his path to becoming LEED AP. In part one, Brian discusses the training materials for the exam, including the The Green Building & LEED Core Concepts Guide. With my Core Concepts Guide in hand, I set about trying to determine if I was eligible to take the exam.. Read more…

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May 5, 2010

Becoming a LEED Green Associate

GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm reflects on his path to becoming LEED AP. I was between jobs, had some time to kill, and wanted to do something productive. “Why not go for my USGBC LEED Green Associate accreditation,” I thought. And so I did. This three-part blog posting is about the process I went through, the. Read more…

March 7, 2010

Green building ratings, down under

Here in NYC, green buildings are rated by the US Green Building Council, who developed and promote the LEED building rating system. GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm takes a look at a similar organization 8,000 miles away: the New Zealand Green Building Council. NZGBC has established a rating system called Green Star, similar to the LEED. Read more…

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