Tag: heating-oil

February 21, 2012

GreenHomeNYC Volunteers Participate in Home Energy Audit

GreenHomeNYC volunteers got an exciting opportunity to learn about energy audits by participating in a home energy audit demonstration by members of Power Concepts’ Energy Division.  The group preformed an ASHRAE level-one audit on a four-story Brownstone in Park Slope.  While GreenHomeNYC does NOT offer energy audits, this was an excellent opportunity for our volunteer. Read more…

February 7, 2011

NYC Policy Update – February 2011

Cleaner Heating Oil Coming to NYC? Mayor Bloomberg and DEP Commissioner Halloway have proposed new requirements on heating oil for New York City’s buildings.  About 10,000 buildings in New York use No. 6 heating oil – the cheapest but most polluting.  Under the rules, with some exceptions, boilers using No. 6 oil would have to. Read more…