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October 3, 2013

Countdown to BuildingEnergy NYC

For 2013, a bigger, more diverse conference Discover how your buildings can be energy efficient, resilient and profitable at BuildingEnergy NYC (BE NYC) on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. With 24 fully-accredited sessions (AIA, BPI & USGBC) and five pre-conference workshops on October 15th, you’ll be able to cover timely topics like next steps in renewables, addressing air leakage. 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…

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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May 12, 2010

Green Career Profile: Alison Kling

Alison Kling, Assistant Vice President of the Energy Policy Department, NYC Economic Development Corporation. Alison, thank you for speaking with me. Now what does that job title mean? What do you do – what does your job entail? EDC is an economic development organization, doing a lot of development, planning and real estate transaction services,. Read more…

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).

October 2, 2009

Urban Green Council Releases Green Construction Cost Study for NYC

We thought our readers would be interested in the Urban Green Council’s new report “Cost of Green in New York City.”     Urban Green Council recognized a need to study the cost premium of green construction in NYC.  As they note, advocates often argue that green cost premiums are small, but that detailed research in. Read more…

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December 15, 2008

Greening-up a brownstone

I own a brownstone in Brooklyn and want to have an energy audit and a review of ways to make the building greener in general. Can you offer any recommendations of programs, companies, consultants that do this? Does the city have any incentives or programs to help? -Kippy Kippy, The short answer is yes —. Read more…

December 14, 2008

Retrofitting Existing Affordable Housing

Here are three questions from a student at Rutgers who was working on a paper about the costs, benefits, and barriers of retrofitting affordable housing to improve energy efficiency: Are the tenants of green affordable homes seeing true savings? Are they increasing awareness about other environmental issues to communities that normally wouldn’t? How are policies. Read more…

March 1, 2008

February 2008: Regulations and Incentives for Residential Retrofits

Lawyer Gail Suchman on the current regulations and incentives available for energy-efficiency retrofits in residential buildings.

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August 18, 2004

Financing Green Buildings – August 18, 2004

With Dean Zias and Elizabeth Perry, both of NYSERDA.

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