Green Buildings - June 23-6, 2015

Jonathan Rose, Dattner, Bernheimer and SCAPE begin construction of BCD:A - A $51.1 million, 121,551 s/f green mixed-use property
Jonathan Rose Companies has begun construction of Brooklyn Cultural District Apartments (BCD:A), a 121,551 s/f green mixed-use, mixed-income property located at the corner of Lafayette ...

NAVA's sustainable 210 Pacific is 60% sold; Handled by Brown Harris Stevens
According to Brown Harris Stevens, the exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, 210 Pacific St., a sustainably-designed building in Boerum Hill, is 60% sold ...

Engaging employees in sustaining environmental initiatives
Upon receiving approval to implement a strategy designed to help a company meet its sustainable goals, whether the sustainability aspect comprises 80% of the overall ...

Retrofitting generators with emissions controls can create revenue
Participating in utility and ISO-level demand response (DR) programs is an excellent way for building owner/operators to earn money while minimizing congestion-related power outages—helping maintain ...

LED retrofits - Navigation
Every LED upgrade comes with benefits which can be significant - cost and energy savings as well as a long useful product life. If your ...

New York State passes state-wide mold evaluation and remediation law
On January 29th, governor Cuomo, signed into law, Bill s3667D-2013. According to the bill, this mold law should become effective 180 days after signing, which ...

New York City ushers in first sub-metering rule
N.Y.C.'s Local Law 88 (LL88) is now in effect. This rule contains requirements for buildings that are 50,000 s/f or greater to upgrade their lighting ...

Green initiatives: Killing two birds with one stone
Green green green? All we hear nowadays is green energy. What does it really mean? We hear so many options for smarter technology, in order ...

Renewable energy in New York City
In the past five years, an increasing number of international corporations, institutions, regions and cities have created goals to commit to 100% renewable energy. The ...

Brookhaven IDA accepts economic application from Long Island Composting
According to Frederick Braun III, chairman of the Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency (IDA), the agency has accepted an application for assistance from Long ...

Green Growth & Sustainable Cities event held in Brooklyn
The Green Growth & Sustainable Cities Roundtable was hosted by the Danish Cleantech Hub, Urban Future Lab, and NYC Economic Development Corp. at the Urban ...

Ceretti joins TPG's retail studio
Robert Ceretti, AIA, LEED AP, has joined TPG Architecture's retail studio. He brings over 20 years of retail planning, design, and project management expertise to ...

Professional Profile: Jennifer Cronan 2015
Name: Jennifer Cronan, P.E., LEED AP Title: Senior Project Manager Company: Trinity Building + Construction Management Corp Location: Wilmington, MA Birthplace: Springfield, MA Education: Bucknell University, UMASS Amherst - masters ...

Professional Profile: Steven Peet 2015
Name: Steven Peet Title: Project Architect Company: SWBR Architects Location: Rochester, NY Birthplace: Rochester, NY Education: M.Arch., University at Buffalo First job outside of real estate: Lifeguard First job in real estate ...

Professional Profile: Jake Regier 2015
Name: Jake Regier Title: Energy Storage Advocate Company: AGRION Location: New York, NY Birthplace: Salem, OR Education: BA in English First job in real estate or allied field: Energy Storage ...

HPD launches new Green Housing Preservation Program
Building on mayor Bill de Blasio's comprehensive plan for a sustainable and resilient city, "One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City," ...