January’s Green Careers panel featured three professionals working to design and create built environments that not only work to meet sustainability goals but also positively impact the health and well-being of their occupants. Specifically, this month’s panelists’ work focuses on active design, universal design and building standards looking at the built environment’s impact on occupant health.
Coming this fall… The New New York, GreenHomeNYC’s revolutionary interpretation of the typical New York street fair. Get it in your schedules now: Saturday, October 2, 2010, all day. Third St between Bond and Hoyt in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.
We’re bringing to the street the latest education, products, and visions for a greener New York City, and we’re practicing what we preach. This event will serve as a prototype to “green up” all future New York street fairs by minimizing trash, composting/recycling waste, using biofuel, and more. Visit greenhomenyc.org/thenewnewyork for more.
Be a part of this paradigm-shifting event that will bring a deeper understanding of what a truly green New York City can be by involving the residents of New York to TAKE ACTION. (more…)