Green Buildings - July 28-10, 2015

Five marketing tips for every professional
1. Customer service is marketing. With more and more businesses using Twitter and social or digital media as a customer service portal, it becomes more ...

Complying with the Multiple Family Conservation Program
In 2012, properties were automatically enrolled in the Multiple Family Conservation Program (MCP). This enrollment was tied to a four-year grace period to fulfill several ...

Navigate LED lighting with Con Ed
Con Ed funding for LED Retro-fits continues at very high levels, but be warned that the funding landscape is shifting as Con Ed reassesses its ...

How energy efficiency benefits your buildings
I speak publicly about energy efficiency and its many financial benefits. At a recent presentation, a few people in the audience questioned my statements. Although ...

Year-long study reveals results of new HVAC cleaning process
A new technological innovation in the heating and air conditioning (HVAC) servicing sector, GreenAir Process, licensed by Ronkonkoma, NY-based TechClean Industries, has proven to save ...

Expanding beyond PlaNYC - de Blasio's One City: Build to Last
Expanding Beyond PlaNYC, mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city's goal, "80 by 50" of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 2050 ...

Get comfy: Optimal thermal comfort
The average American spends 8.7 hours a day at their office and work 1,790 hours annually. With a 40+ hour work week, it is imperative ...

Copeland of GOCO earns patent for control sequence innovation
"As often happens, the simplest solution turns out to be the most effective," said consulting engineer and Goldman Copeland Associates, PC (GOCO) president/CEO Charles Copeland, ...

Briscoe launches new CO microsite to help educate New York businesses
Briscoe Protective Systems Inc.—a leader in world-class fire, security, video and access control products—has launched its new microsite focused on carbon monoxide (CO) and the ...

WegoWise slashes NHR's energy costs by 15% and water consumption by 40%
According to New Holland Residences (NHR), a property management company, Wego Wise, a building efficiency software provider, slashed their energy costs by 15% and water consumption ...

Professional Profile: Harry Etra 2015
Name: Harry Etra Title: Associate Director Company: CodeGreen Solutions Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA Education: Yale University, Columbia Business School First job outside of real estate: Internet ...

Professional Profile: Robert Fornataro 2015
Name: Robert Fornataro Title: Senior Designer Company: SWBR Architects Location: 387 East Main St., Rochester, N.Y. Place of birth: Rochester, N.Y. Family: I'm Italian so I have way too many ...

Professional Profile: Peter Haun 2015
Name: Peter Haun Title: Associate Company: GridMarket, LLC Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Education: Studying Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University First job outside of real estate: Analytics consultant at ...

Professional Profile: Diana Revkin 2015
Name: Diana Revkin, LEED AP Title: Managing Director, Retail Company: TPG Architecture Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Providence, R.I. Education: Brown University, and The Institute for Architecture and ...

H2M architects + engineers receives award from NYSSPE for its Clarkstown Solar Field Over Landfill project
On Friday, June 12th, the New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) awarded H2M architects + engineers a Project of the Year award for ...

MKDA designs full-floor expansion space for Stone Harbor at 31 West 52nd St.
MKDA has completed a full-floor expansion space for global institutional fixed-income investment management firm Stone Harbor Investment Partners at 31 West 52nd St., where MKDA ...