Tag: events

April 27, 2018

{Green Careers} May 2018: Speed Up-Dating Your Resume Workshop

  A good resume is your best weapon when you’re on the job hunt. To help you on this quest, the May Green Careers event is our annual “Speed Up-Dating Your Resume” workshop. In timed sessions with resume critics, you’ll receive constructive, personalized feedback on how to present your skills and experience in the best way possible. This year, we’re adding in a bonus! In addition to sprucing up your resume, you can also get your photo taken for LinkedIn or other uses if you like. So come dressed for the job you want and we will snap a pic and email it to you after the event.   Attendees are expected to: -Be prompt! The event starts at 6:30pm, so be sure to arrive early. -Bring at least five hard copies of your resume for review. -Be prepared to discuss your resume and contribute to evaluating others.   Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm with networking afterwards Location: Steven Winter Associates, 307 7th Avenue 17th Flr, New York, NY 10001   Register Here!    

May 9, 2010

Post Occupancy Evaluation for Green Buildings

GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm reports from an evening event organized by New York Academy of Sciences, about post-occupancy evaluation in green buildings. On Thursday, April 15th, The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) hosted the third event in its four part series entitled “Green Building Solutions: What’s Working?” The series consists of presentations and updates from leading architects, building researchers, city and national policy makers, and developers. The third installment was a discussion on Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) and served to highlight and explore the crucial and often problematic transition between building design and construction, and building occupancy, operation and management. If there was a take home message from the evening, it was that building performance is as much a function of operation and occupancy behavior as it is a function of clever and sustainably savvy design. This is an important lesson for those who look to technology and green design as the answer for improving building performance both in terms of energy efficiency and reduced resource use. When buildings are not used as they were designed, or when design fails to properly consider the practical needs of operating staff and occupants, performance will suffer. (more…)