May 24, 2019

Here Comes the Sun

An inside look at one of the first community solar developers in NYC   By Elise Baker   Community solar – relatively new nationwide – is a recent addition to New York City’s energy landscape.   For those of us who care about the planet but don’t have a single-family, detached house to invest in,. Read more…

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The Green New Deal and Its Journey to Save the Planet from Climate Crisis

  By Melanie Mason     The Green New Deal (GND) has been making headlines since young activists took it upon themselves to push for legislation to combat the climate crisis through a comprehensive plan for zero emissions. The Green New Deal aims to establish a massive program of investments in clean energy jobs and. Read more…

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May 21, 2019

{Green Careers}: Presentation Skills Workshop

Learn how to put your foot forward with confident body language and presentation skills.   Presented by GreenHomeNYC Board Member and Director of Building Operations Research and Training at CUNY Building Performance Lab, Paul Reale.   Date: June 11th, 2019 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm with networking afterwards Location: GROHE, 160 Fifth Avenue (Entrance on 21st),. Read more…

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May 9, 2019

Monthly Forum: Building a Resilient Future

  Enormous problems of the future are making their way into the present-day at an accelerating rate. From aging infrastructure failures to climate-related catastrophes, from significant human population shifts to energy supply interruptions and more, we collectively face the daunting task of keeping up with the myriad changes happening all around us.   Adaptability will. Read more…

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Green Careers: Sustainable Career Tracks: Non-Profit Edition

Interested in the Sustainability Non-Profit Sector? Join us for a panel on Non-Profits! When sustainability challenges fall outside the domain of market solutions, who is there to provide redress? Non-profits can satisfy energy and environmental problems of great import that financial interest may ignore. Come learn lessons from professionals experienced in navigating careers in the. Read more…

April 26, 2019

March Forum Recap: NYC Food Waste – Upcycling and Impact

How is New York City Tackling Food Waste?  Effective Solutions to a Serious Urban Issue By Louise Lauren   GreenHomeNYC March Forum at WeWork, 12 East 49th St   Nearly four million tons of waste get sent to the landfill per year just in New York City, and 30 percent of that is food waste.. Read more…

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April 24, 2019

Green Careers April Recap: Sustainable Start-ups

By Melanie Mason Image by Ross Jaffe   On April 9th, four start-up professionals joined GreenHomeNYC at our host venue Grohelive! Center to speak about their experience launching start-ups in the sustainability sector. The four panelists shared their journeys to where they are now, their perspectives on the current markets, and advice for finding a. Read more…

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April 11, 2019

Green Building Tour: Pvilion – A Sustainable Workshop all About Solar Products

Join us on Thursday, April 25th for special tour of Pvilion – A solar products manufacturing company.   Continue to celebrate Earth Day activities with GreenHomeNYC by learning how Pvilion’s innovative designs are transforming the solar industry via the intersection of fabric and renewable energy.   Be part of a unique opportunity to visit Pvilion’s offices and manufacturing facilities. Read more…

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April 9, 2019

Monthly Forum: Policy Action on Climate Change {Patty Noonan Memorial Policy Forum}

  Many people now accept the concept of climate change as a reality and recognize that it is being accelerated by man-made activities. With each passing day, the time to make actionable change to reverse these trends is running out. The Green New Deal, a major policy initiative championed by Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is. Read more…

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March 20, 2019

Green Careers March Recap: Networking Skills Workshop

By Carl Hourihan Image by Louise Lauren   We all know the adage, “It’s who you know, not what you know.” Although this isn’t 100% true all the time, it certainly helps when you’re trying to start a new career! Emily Taubenblatt led our workshop, helping participants to gain the skills needed to meet and. Read more…

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