Tag: water

August 12, 2013

The Green Spotlight on BE NYC: Erica Brabon

  Countdown to BE NYC! With onlydays 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 Erica Brabon.   Erica Brabon is a Senior Multifamily consultant at Steven Winter Associates. She is a frequent speaker at NESEA’s. Read more…

April 17, 2011

NYC Policy Update – April 2011

Spring is in the air, which has seemingly resulted in a lot of announcements from City Hall.  Info on free rain barrels from the DEP, green commercials leases, water leak notifications, green roof legislation, greening historic properties, and a study on the City’s green policy, all after the jump!

March 7, 2011

March Green Building Forum: Sustainable Stormwater Management

With Jack Coogan, OCV Architects
Adam Yarinsky, ARO and Susannah Drake, dlandstudio
Tatiana Morin, NYC Soil and Water Conservation District
Thomas O’Connor, US EPA Office of Research and Development

September 29, 2010

Water Water Water!! The DEP Water-on-the-Go Fountain

BRING YOUR WATER BOTTLE!! Free water will be provided throughout the day, thanks to the DEP, who will be installing their Water-on-the-Go Fountain. Located in the center of the event, near the Future Studios Green Roof yard, and near the food vendors, these drinking fountains will help keep everyone hydrated, healthy and happy.  Enjoy NYC’s. Read more…

September 12, 2010

NYC Moves Forward on City-Wide Online Water Usage Tracking

Earlier this summer the City launched its new system for real-time, online water use and bill tracking for homeowners and businesses.  The system permits users to analyze water use, identify conservation opportunities, and detect leaks.  This online tool is part of a larger process to convert the city’s tracking system to Automated Meter Reading –. Read more…

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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…

July 23, 2009

Free water conservation kit from NYC DEP

Did you know that the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will send you a free home water conservation kit packed with water conservation goodies from Niagra Conservation? All you have to do is download a request form, fill it out, and mail, fax, or email it back to DEP. Couldn’t be any easier.. Read more…

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January 28, 2009

Low-down on Low-flow Showerheads

GreenHomeNYC founder Aaron Yowell requested tips on low-flow showerheads and we thought we’d share the responses. A showerhead’s water flow is measured in gallons per minute (gpm). A standard showerhead is 5 – 8 gpm, which means a 5 minute shower uses 40 gallons of water. According to NYC’s Department of Environmental Protection, an efficient. Read more…

June 2, 2006

New Technologies in Water Efficiency – June 21, 2006

Zero-ing in on water conservation with Warren C. Liebold, NYC DEP and Andy Padian.

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