Tag: sustainable-building-methods

October 2, 2013

This Saturday – The Annual Fall Green Buildings Tour

Tickets are going fast Here is your chance to to visit a varied collection of NYC buildings and green sites to learn about energy efficiency and sustainable building methods from the pros.   You will experience firsthand the inner workings and design details, as well as the challenges and accomplishments that were faced by the professionals involved with these projects.   This year’s event features: Living Building design, passive homes, wind turbines, geo-thermal pumps, blackwater treatment systems, solar PV transport hubs, e-waste recycling plants, affordable housing retrofits, community gardens, LEED commercial interiors, and more!   When: This Saturday, October 5th between 10AM and 3PM How Long: Tours typically last about one hour unless otherwise noted How Much: Varies per tour How Many: Seven, so mix and match!  SEE MAP     Bright’N Green – A Net Zero Energy Multi-family Building When: 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM (two tours) Where: Brighton Beach, Brooklyn   Stillwell Terminal Train Shed – Greening the City’s Public Transit System When:12:00 PM Where: Coney Island, Brooklyn   Lower East Side Ecology Center – E-waste Recycling Center BE NYC 13 When: 10:00 AM Where: Brooklyn   Westbeth – A Sustainable Home to the Arts When: 12:00 PM Where: Manhattan, West Side   NRDC’s LEED Platinum Commercial Interiors – High-Efficiency, Cost-Effective Building Design When: 2:00 PM Where: Manhattan, Flatiron District   MiMA Tower & Clinton Community Garden – A Very Green Westside Story When: 9:00 – 12:00 PM (Building tour and garden tour) Where: Manhattan, West Side   The Solaire, Liberty Lux and Liberty Green – Luxury Meets Sustainability in Battery Park City When: 1:00 – 3:00 PM (three buildings) Location: Manhattan, Battery Park City   Sign up today right HERE