Green Buildings - March 24-6, 2015

Xeleum: A powerhouse in the LED lighting industry
For over 30 years Xeleum, together with its affiliates, has been designing and manufacturing lighting and other electronic products for distribution under numerous major brands, ...

Finally, we can design healthier buildings
People frequently ask me, as an architect in the green design arena, "What is next for green building?" I believe U.S. Green Building Council COO Mahesh ...

Your goal - Two cost saving measures operational by fall
Now that our cold winter is winding down, and we move into the warmer months, take a look at your fuel bills and start thinking ...

EPA's lead based paint rule: The time is now!
Five years have come and gone! EPA's Renovate, Repair, and Painting Rule is once again, in full effect as contractors and facility managers in the ...

Cracking the energy code
The fall of 2014 was groundbreaking to both global and local energy and climate change initiatives. Days after the People's Climate March in September, Mayor ...

The future of energy in NYC is now - time to reap the rewards
The clock is ticking, but there is still time to enroll your properties in conEdison's Demand Management Program (DMP). The DMP is one of the ...

Is LED lighting right for you? What to consider
LEDs are all the rage now. LED vendors are advertising to a wide audience; they are being accepted. We know that LED lights produce the ...

AIA NY hosts "Edge Sustainability" event
AIA NY hosted "Edge Sustainability: The Future of Architecture in a Changing Climate" at the Center for Architecture on March 10th. As the de Blasio ...

Fox of COOKFOX to be honored by USGBC NY Upstate chapter on April 15th
The USGBC NY Upstate chapter will hold their 2015 Gala on Wednesday, April 15th at the Mohonk Mountain Resort, 100 Mountain Rest Rd. The chapter ...

Energy efficiency: It's for business, not being cool
What do the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, and the World Trade Center have in common? Besides being New York City landmarks, they ...

Mayor de Blasio launches Green Buildings Technical Working Group
Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed the launch of the Technical Working Group, which will help move forward the mayor's aggressive green buildings plan, marking a ...

Professional Profile: Carlos Barriento, 2015
Name: Carlos Barriento Title: Director of Operations Company: AGRION Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Garfield, N.J. Education: BA Columbia University in Sustainable Development / BM Manhattan School of Music in ...

Professional Profile: Jeremiah Hancock, 2015
Name: Jeremiah Hancock, LEED AP Title: Project Manager Company: Francis Cauffman Location: 40 Worth St., New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Queens, N.Y. Education: Bachelor of Architecture, Syracuse University First job outside ...

Professional Profile: Sherry Rivera, 2015
Name: Sherry Rivera Title: Managing Partner Company: ENVIRRON Location: Rockville Centre, N.Y. Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Education: NYU MA Psychology First job outside of real estate: Teacher First ...

Professional Profile: Victoria Tsamis, 2015
Name: Victoria Tsamis Title: Sustainability Engineer Company: Edwards & Zuck Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: White Plains, N.Y. Education: BS - Duke University, ME- University of Virginia First job outside of ...

New York ranks 10th state in nation for LEED green building per-capita
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual ranking of the Top 10 States in the nation for LEED with the state of New ...

04-01-2015 - Urban Green Council to hold "EnerPHit" event
The Urban Green Council will hold "EnerPHit: The Passive House Standard for Energy Retrofits" on April 1st, from 8 to 9 a.m. The city's building stock ...

Cuomo reforms energy and utility industry
According to governor Andrew Cuomo, new reforms have been made to the energy and utility industry, requiring the integration of energy efficiency, solar, wind, and ...

Rochester's Cornerstone and Charles Settlement House complete portion of environmentally-friendly Stadium Estate rental project
After a busy fall and snowy winter, construction was finally completed on the first few units of the Stadium Estates rental project. According to co-developers ...

Glenwood to deploy distributed energy storage systems in its NYC buildings
Glenwood, an owner and builder of rental properties, has expanded its commitment to sustainable development practices in deploying the first Megawatt (MW) of distributed energy ...