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August 7, 2013

The Green Spotlight

“Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us.”  In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the green light that shines across the water from Tom Buchanan’s estate represents Gatsby’s ambitions that are so close yet too far, weakened by time passing. Gatsby’s love for Daisy is the. Read more…

January 27, 2010

5 Book Recommendations: As Oprah would say, Ah-ha!

As part of the GreenHomeNYC Career Transitions group, I have been asked to share my thoughts and recommendations for 5 books on sustainability. I’m also supposed to come up with a theme, like 5 books about suburban homes and how they achieve or fail sustainability, or 5 books on air sealing and high performance structures.. Read more…

July 23, 2009

Free water conservation kit from NYC DEP

Did you know that the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will send you a free home water conservation kit packed with water conservation goodies from Niagra Conservation? All you have to do is download a request form, fill it out, and mail, fax, or email it back to DEP. Couldn’t be any easier.. Read more…