May 9, 2020Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Place: Online Speakers at this event will include: Susan Golden /// Environmental educator and member of the Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps Luis Ortiz /// Postdoctoral research fellow with the Urban Systems Lab at The New School Peter Marsters /// Research Associate at the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy REGISTER HERE! (more…)
January 25, 2020
This event will have some exciting surprises. Here’s a sneak peak:
**Food for All will be giving away a free meal code
**Imperfect Foods will have a raffle for a free box of produceIn addition, a volunteer orientation will take place right before the event, starting at 6 PM. If you’re interested in joining GreenHomeNYC as a volunteer, please sign up at http://greenhomenyc.org/get-involved/ Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Place: WeWork – Tower 49, 12 E 49th Street, 18th Floor Speakers for the event will include: Matthew Hayek // Assitant Professor at New York University, Department of Environmental Studies Andy Rose // Supply Chain Planner at Loop Sabine Valenga // Co-Founder at Food for All Emily Gee // Marketing and Communications Manager, AeroFarms
More speakers to be announced.Register here! (more…)
December 26, 2019
GreenHomeNYC Forums Planning Committee wishes you a Happy New Year!
Our first GreenhomeNYC forum for 2020 will be our annual Green Catwalk. There is a diverse lineup of speakers from various industries that will discuss new trends, technologies, innovations, and projects in the environmental sustainability sphere. Our speakers’ professions range from research coordinators, architects, energy and sustainability entrepreneurs, and product consultants, among others.
This year topics include:NYC 80 x 50 plan Local Laws/CMA and the importance of tenant engagement high-performance sustainability districts in Brooklyn and Manhattan advanced daylighting building technology electric vehicle incentives and charging stations planning for electric vehicles in multi-family and commercial contexts what happens when toy design meets solar panels
Tom Sahagian, Independent Energy-Efficiency Consultant
Frank Maricic NYC 2030 Districts
Haym Gross NYC 2030 Districts
Jeremy Latriano, 475 High Performance Building Supply
Lidia Henderson, Empire Clean Cities
Amina Hassen, WXY Studio
Krystal Persaud, Grouphug
Join us this Wednesday January 15 at the Fujitsu Airstage!
October 31, 2019GreenHomeNYC and the NYC Fair Trade Coalition bring you a curated panel discussion on sustainable fashion. While the fashion industry and its practices have been shifting more into public awareness, the challenges to better the industry are great. Through the lens of design, community organizing, and science, our panelists will touch on their own work, progress made within the industry and the issues they are working to tackle. This panel will be moderated by Nataliya Makulova, Founder of Conscious Fashion Tech. Come along to November’s forum with your questions ready! In addition, a volunteer orientation will take place right before the event, starting at 6 PM. If you’re interested in joining GreenHomeNYC as a volunteer, please sign up at http://greenhomenyc.org/get-involved/ Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Place: Fujitsu Airstage | 1450 Broadway | 42nd Floor | New York, NY 10018 Speakers for the event will include: [Moderator] Nataliya Makulova // Founder, Balanced Fashion Deanna Ansara // Owner/Designer, Vincetta Andrea Reyes // Chair, NYC Fair Trade Coalition & Founder, A. Bernadette Daniela Blanco // PhD Candidate, NYU Tandon School of Engineering & Co-Founder, Sunthetics Click here to register (more…)
September 30, 2019This month’s Forum will focus on LL97 and its impact on NYC’s residential buildings. How will it affect where YOU live? * How will management comply with LL97 in your building? * How will it affect your wallet, your building’s amenities and your quality of life at home? * How will it affect affordable and rent-regulated buildings? Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Place: Knoll Showroom, 1330 Ave of the Americas, 2nd floor, New York, NY, 10019 REGISTER HERE! (more…)
September 12, 2019How’d you do? If you missed our August Monthly Forum, read on to learn what you need to know to fulfill your Zero Waste pledge in New York City. (more…)
September 10, 2019On Wednesday, September 18th, GreenHomeNYC will hold it’s monthly forum on Diversity in Green. This is a special “PechaKucha” style forum in which all presentations will be 20 slides at 20 seconds each to tell a story about that speaker. At this month’s forum we will look at and hear from the people working with and for organizations with green missions and learn about what they have experienced trying to break the “Green Ceiling” to form a more diverse industry. From people of different races, genders or disabilities to people outside of the traditional “green career path” and beyond, we will hear their stories in photos and words. Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Place: WeWork, 12 East 49th St, 18th floor, New York, NY 10017 Speakers for the event will include: Samantha Yost Annmarie Bhola, CEO, Enhanced Building Solutions Daphany Rose Sanchez Leslie Ke Liu Jill Lanier Rose Fathers, Account Manager, Sweeten Chante Harris, Co-Founder, WOC/CS and Vice President, Capalino+Company Jordana Vasquez, Co-Founder, WOC/CS + Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Professional Please join us for what should be an interesting and honest conversation from people with first hand experiences in this topic! Register Here!
July 31, 2019The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) picks up over 10,000 tons of garbage and recycling each day! There’s a lot of things that you throw out each day that can be recycled– about 77% of your waste – that you are not aware of. On top of that, some of the recycling in New York City is done so efficiently, it will literally recycle your entire brain about the possibilities. Please join us to meet two of our best urban recycling leaders so you can become a better leader of the NYC and world recycling community. Register Here (more…)
July 25, 2019
On June 19, 2019, GreenHomeNYC hosted a forum on the Water/Energy Nexus. We are used to thinking about energy and water conservation, but we often overlook the fact that conveying water to us uses electricity. Our two speakers helped us better understand that bringing water to our bathrooms and kitchens takes a lot of energy; once we embrace this concept, we can appreciate that conveying clean water to our homes and businesses presents myriad opportunities to reduce greenhouse gases.
Water and Energy—Real Life Strategies to Reduce Consumption, Save $ and Reduce GHGs