Experts estimate that at least 85% of New York City's buildings will still be in use in 20 years. Our offices and homes, whichfor the most part consume huge amounts of electricity, are poorly insulated and have little incentive to change. The fastest, cheapest, and most effective way for New York to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions is by reducing the amount of energy that we consume. Innovation in technology and financing can help get us to scale, and with the hard work of the City's…Continue
Posted on May 25, 2011 at 12:00pm
New York City The Future Metropolis is an ongoing series of events focused on creative thinkers who are using their expertise to make New York City a more sustainable place to live, work, and do business. Each event is an exciting, fast-paced showcase of pioneering ideas and cutting-edge research, presented in a way that both inspires innovation in green industry professionals and remains accessible to the general public.
The theme of the next…Continue
Posted on May 5, 2011 at 4:47pm
Ever wonder how co-ops and condos could turn pressure to “go green” into an opportunity to reduce costs and comply with new codes?
This two-hour workshop, sponsored by the Council of NY Cooperatives and Condominiums (CNYC), NYSERDA Energy $mart Communities, and Solar One, will present easy ways to reduce energy costs and have a healthier, greener building; details on the new NYSERDA…
Posted on March 9, 2011 at 6:14pm