December 27, 2016

Energy Efficiency: It’s All About the People

By Pamela Berns   After attending four panel discussions and taking several turns around vendor exhibit floor of the 2016 BuildingEnergyNYC conference, one thing became perfectly clear. When it comes to sustainability and energy efficiency, there is no shortage of tools: codes, incentives, certifications, technology, data collection, and some incredibly innovative products and services. But. Read more…

June 30, 2016

June Forum Recap: Community Solar Comes to New York State

by Pamela Berns   According to Dennis Phayre of EnterSolar, even if we utilized all currently available sources, we’d only have about 100 years of energy left on the planet. But New York State isn’t waiting one more second to embark on innovative partnerships that will not only extend that timeframe but also significantly reduce. Read more…

April 8, 2015

Patty Noonan Memorial Forum on Policy: Leap-frogging toward the low carbon city of 2050

April’s Forum will be the annual Patty Noonan Memorial Forum on Policy.   Click Here to Register!   In September of 2014, Mayor DiBlasio released the “One City, Built to Last” Plan, which unveiled a historic goal for NYC- to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050, and to chart a long-term. Read more…

September 4, 2014

Multifamily Building Analyst Training – Fall 2014

Get the BPI Certification you need – Evening Classes! Our schedule allows you to finish the class in two months. If you are an energy professional working in multifamily buildings or just want to learn about multifamily building energy analysis and efficiency, this is the class for you. GreenHomeNYC’s experienced network of building scientists will conduct. Read more…

June 25, 2012

Join us for a Brooklyn Home Energy Audit Demonstration!

Got burning questions about how to make your home energy efficient? Interested in becoming a green building professional? Come join our energy audit demo! We’ll be analyzing and discussing the building science of a 2-family house in Kensington, Brooklyn.   This demo is currently tentatively scheduled for this Wednesday, June 27, starting at 6:30 pm.. Read more…

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June 21, 2012

Understanding Energy Efficient Building Standards: A Look at Passive House

Energy efficient building standards are practices that guide us towards creating structures that are indeed sustainable. Currently, different rating systems – such as LEED, Green Globes, and Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF), to name a few – exist to hold us accountable for the ways we design, build, retrofit and operate our structures. Another. Read more…

June 19, 2012

Watch: Top Ten Green Building Tips

GreenHomeNYC put together a few videos to give a little more background on our top ten tips for home owners, tenants, and small building owners. These first three installments are for energy efficiency, green materials, and waste prevention. Check them out, and please be sure to give us your feedback in the survey on each. Read more…

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June 4, 2012

Incentivizing Commercial Energy Efficiency

Power companies have been taking steps to support energy efficiency with programs and incentives, and volunteer Tad Kroll decided to take some time to look into recent efforts in the commercial sector.  Below is some information on what Con Edison is doing, in part based on attending Con Ed’s May summit and while there, speaking. Read more…

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May 21, 2012

Last Call for Spring MFBA BPI Class and Exam Registration!

GreenHomeNYC’s Spring 2012 Multifamily Building Analyst Training & BPI Exam Starts May 24th! 2012 Spring Session: Evening Multifamily Building Analyst Classes: 10 Thursday Evening Sessions,  6 – 9 PM May 24th – July 26th Get the BPI Certification you need, and still get to work! If you are an energy professional working in multifamily buildings or just. Read more…

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May 16, 2012

Virtual Building Energy Masters Series

There’s still time to join the Building Energy Masters Series – If you’re into Passive House, you’ll want to check out the inaugural Building Energy Masters Series course titled: “Passive House: The Future of Building in the US?”. The virtual class kicks off on May 14th and runs until June 18th. Why you’ll like this course: Experienced Instructors –. Read more…

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