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October 5, 2013

The Green Spotlight on BE NYC: Christopher Diamond

Countdown to BE NYC! With onlydays until the conference, GreenHomeNYC is shining the spotlight on the experts who will be making BE NYC an exceptional industry event!   One of the professionals participating in the conference is Christopher Diamond.   Chris is Director of Engineering and Technical Analysis at the New York City Energy Efficiency. Read more…

September 8, 2013

Next Month – BuildingEnergy NYC 13 at the Marriott Marquis

GreenHomeNYC and the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) are teaming up once again to present BuildingEnergy NYC (BE NYC 13) on October 15-16, 2013 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in midtown Manhattan.   BE NYC 13 is a must-attend conference for building owners, managers, financiers, contractors and policymakers with a keen interest in making urban. Read more…

March 30, 2011

Federal Policy Update

Lots to report in the beginning of the new year from the Washington.  The change in Congress has the White House changing its approach to encouraging energy efficiency and regulating greenhouses gases.  In some cases the commitment to efficiency has been reaffirmed, in other cases it is not so clear.  Throughout, however, is the reality. Read more…

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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July 26, 2010

The Definitive Guide To The Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010

Curious about what’s in Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, commonly know as “Cash for Caulkers”? Construction Software Advice has a excellent and thorough run down of everything in the proposed legislation, including details of each of the thirteen retrofit types eligible for funding.

June 3, 2009

Grants for energy efficiency retrofits in NY?

I am looking to buy a house but before I do I want to make it as green as I possibly can. I want to put in a geothermal system, a cistern to catch rainwater, energy efficient windows, tankless water heater, composting toilets and other environmental saving features. I know there is money for solar. Read more…

October 14, 2008

Adam’s 2008 Green Policy Round-up: NY State

Today I’m looking at this past year’s notable green home related bills from the state legislature – all of which are financial incentive programs that New Yorkers should be aware of.  The legislature reconvenes in ’09, and the possibility of a November transfer of power in the State Senate to Democratic control should be noted. Read more…

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October 6, 2008

Adam’s Green Policy Round-up

Hello Everyone! My name is Adam Szlachetka. I’ll be blogging on regulatory and legislative issues that impact green building in New York City, interesting issues related to green home design in the City, and other related topics. Just to get started, there were a few notable items from this summer

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