Tag: training

December 11, 2018

October Forum Recap: Passive House High Rise

By Jessica Bartolini; Photos by Olha Peralta High-rise Passive House buildings were the subject of GreenHomeNYC’s monthly forum in October. The three presentations provided attendees with an overview of what implementing Passive House standards looks like in real life. Gahl Sorkin Spanier of the Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) kicked off the evening with a. Read more…

March 30, 2011

Make-your-own Solar Panel Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic power in this hands on workshop hosted by City Solar and The Commons in Brooklyn.

May 10, 2010

Becoming a LEED Green Associate: part 3

GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm’s final reflections on his path to becoming LEED AP. Read parts one and two. I realized after taking the exam that, whether you are new to the principles of green building or have sustainability expertise already, my advice is the same. The Green Associate exam is not so much a test. Read more…

May 8, 2010

Becoming a LEED Green Associate: part 2

Continuing GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm’s reflections on his path to becoming LEED AP. In part one, Brian discusses the training materials for the exam, including the The Green Building & LEED Core Concepts Guide. With my Core Concepts Guide in hand, I set about trying to determine if I was eligible to take the exam.. Read more…

May 5, 2010

Becoming a LEED Green Associate

GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm reflects on his path to becoming LEED AP. I was between jobs, had some time to kill, and wanted to do something productive. “Why not go for my USGBC LEED Green Associate accreditation,” I thought. And so I did. This three-part blog posting is about the process I went through, the. Read more…