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June 3, 2010

New York Times: Showing the Benefits of ‘Green’ Retrofits

Tuesday’s New York Times discussed the economics of green retrofits, and the Deutsche Bank/Living Cities Building Energy Efficiency Data Report — The practice of retrofitting buildings with simple, environmentally friendly technology like more-efficient boilers and better-quality windows has been around for years, but there is little research on how much energy these changes actually save — and by extension, how much money they can save landlords and lenders. In an effort to supply that information, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the German bank, is financing the creation of a public database of several hundred retrofitted buildings in New York City and a companion report to determine the savings from such moves. (more…)

June 22, 2009

House Calls featured in Habitat magazine

Habitat - June 2009 (Click to view article)

Habitat - June 2009 (Click to view article)

Check out HABITAT Magazine‘s June issue for an article about GreenHomeNYC’s House Calls program. HABITAT magazine is an independent publication with paid circulation targeting decision-makers at the 8000+ residential co-ops, condos, and homeowner associations in the New York City greater metropolitan area. Bomee Jung and Erik Nevala-Lee are quoted, talking about the advice GreenHomeNYC volunteers give to co-op residents looking to green their building. Contact us if you’d like to hear more about House Calls.