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June 4, 2016

April Forum Recap: Indoor Air Quality

by Jaime Alvarez How do the buildings we inhabit affect our well being? Should we be concerned with the health impacts of the construction materials that go into them? While we are well aware of the hazards of outdoor air pollution and understand its sources, we may understand less about indoor air quality (IAQ). The. Read more…

June 3, 2010

What’s going on with federal green building policy?

A green building news update from Capitol Hill, by GreenHomeNYC volunteer Adam Szlachetka. Despite trouble with the larger energy policy overhaul on Capitol Hill, on May 6 the House and Senate advanced bills to improve energy efficiency in homes and other products nationwide.

January 13, 2010

January Green Building Forum – Showcase: Green Building Materials Catwalk

A Pecha Kucha-style presentation of a favorite technology/material/method of the moment by green building pro’s, with Amelia Amon, Alt. Technica; Anthony Bower, Gensler; Peter Carey, Streamline Material Resourcing; Ryan Clarke; Maia Gilman.

April 23, 2008

April 2008: Green Materials Catwalk

10 local green building experts presenting his/her favorite green material or technology.

July 19, 2006

Green Interiors: Fun with Furniture – July 19, 2006

First of two presentations on green interiors. Speakers: David Bergman and Jesse Johnson.

April 19, 2006

Responsible Wood Alternatives: From Extraction to Production & Design – April 19, 2006

Tim Keating of Rainforest Relief and Bart Bettencourt of Bettencourt Green Building Supplies team up for a lecture on responsible wood alternatives.

March 1, 2004

Fumes and Formaldehyde

Since 2004, GreenHomeNYC has presented monthly articles on green building construction, renovations, and management in The Cooperator, a Yale Robbins newspaper serving 3,300 New York City cooperatives and condominiums. Fumes and Formaldehyde Taking Steps to Detox Your Building By Joshua Radoff Everyone knows the air in New York isn’t the best stuff in the world. Read more…

February 20, 2004

Non-toxic Building Materials – February 19, 2004

With Cameron Lory, a green building specialist at Inform.

January 21, 2004

Sustainable Wood & Wood Alternatives – January 21, 2004

With Tim Keating of Rainforest Relief and Stubby Warmbold of CitiLog.

January 15, 2003

SmartWood Certification Program – January 15, 2003

Bina Venkataraman of Rainforest Alliance presented RA’s SmartWood program.