March 28, 2016
By Pamela Berns Imagine waking totally refreshed from a good night’s sleep to a morning light that invigorates you enough to skip your daily caffeine jolt, walking the kids to a school where the air and light quality actually enhance their learning and health, and then heading to a workplace that inspires creativity and collaboration,. Read more…
August 10, 2015
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…
August 19, 2013
Countdown to BE NYC! With only days until October 16th, GreenHomeNYC is shining the spotlight on the experts who will be making BE NYC conference an exceptional industry event! One of the professionals participating in the conference is Dan Rieber. Dan Rieber is the Weatherization Director at NMIC (Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation) as well as a frequent speaker. Read more…
September 25, 2010
Check out these simple ways to make your radiator more efficient. Life Cycle – DIY Radiator Tuning from greenhomehyc on Vimeo.
June 3, 2010
A green building news update from Capitol Hill, by GreenHomeNYC volunteer Adam Szlachetka. Despite trouble with the larger energy policy overhaul on Capitol Hill, on May 6 the House and Senate advanced bills to improve energy efficiency in homes and other products nationwide.
February 21, 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…
October 29, 2009
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…
April 16, 2008
How to shop for a green apartment and what to do when you move in to your green (or not so green) home. With Emma Hamilton of the Corcoran Group and Erica Brabon of Steven Winter Associates.