Green Buildings - September 23-6, 2014

Fusion Architects and Majestic Solar complete "green-ovation" of EPIC Long Island office
EPIC, Extraordinary People in Care of Long Island purchased and completely "green-ovated" 1500 Hempstead Tpke., formerly occupied by Snapple and Lukoil. Environmentally friendly initiatives were ...

Tax tools - Help justify cost of energy projects
Energy independence is a key strategy for our nation and an aligned goal between the business community and government. As such, the government plays a ...

How sustainability shapes competitive strategy
Value may be being left on the table by lacking an understanding of accounting for or anticipating how sustainability factors effect business performance and operations. ...

The what, the why and the how to comply with EPA's RRP (part 3)
The what. Beginning this fall and in full speed by first quarter of 2015, all contractors in the U.S. who disturb painted surfaces in pre-1978 ...

On the compliance horizon - Local Law 88
Local Law 84 (Benchmarking) and Local Law 87 (Energy Auditing and Retro-Commissioning) along with Local Law 88 (Sub-Metering and Energy Efficient Lighting) were enacted in ...

From recycling to sustainability
As humans have begun to learn that our ecosystem is a fragile organism, capable of damage we previously believed to be repairable, we must recognize ...

Make indoor air quality work for you
The air you breathe can have a significant impact on your health and productivity in the workplace and at home. We are constantly faced with ...

Zero down energy storage - A win for owners, financiers and tenants
In January, Con Edison and NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research Development Authority) partnered to announce new incentives for energy storage projects. Under their new ...

Energy practices and results watched by outsiders
Buildings in NYC and elsewhere have undergone a "complete 360", when it comes to energy practices, costs, and usage. It used to be that buildings ...

Innovative Empire State Building program cuts $7.5m in energy costs
The Empire State Building has surpassed the energy savings guaranteed through its innovative energy-efficiency program for the third consecutive year. This year, the iconic property ...

USGBC and American Chemistry Council to work together to advance LEED
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced a new initiative designed to ensure the use of sustainable and ...

NYSERDA starts NY-Sun PV Trainers Network
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) launched the NY-Sun PV Trainers Network to provide training to help local officials streamline permitting ...

WegoScore: Efficiency rating for apartment buildings
WegoWise, a building intelligence provider, launched a new rating for apartment building performance: WegoScore. This simple numerical assessment provides a clear snapshot of a building's ...

Professional Profile: Robert Frustaci
Name: Robert Frustaci Title: President Company: Premier Compaction Systems, LLC Location: 264 Lackawanna Ave, Woodland Park, NJ 07424 Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY Education: CCNY - College of Staten Island First job outside ...

Professional Profile: Casey Birmingham
Name: Casey Birmingham Title: Project Manager Company: The Falcon Group Location: New York, NY Birthplace: Clinton, NJ Education: BS Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston First job outside of real estate: Lifeguard First ...

Professional Profile: Rebecca O'Sullivan
Name: Rebecca O'Sullivan Title: Program Manager Company: AGRION LLC Location: 303 Fifth Ave, New York, N.Y. 10016 Birthplace: Hicksville, NY Education: University at Albany, SUNY (Bachelor of Science) First job ...

Professional Profile: Lee Wasserman
Name: Lee Wasserman Title: President/CEO Company: LEW Corporation Location: Mountainside, NJ Birthplace: Passaic, NJ Education: Livingston High School, University of Maryland First job outside of ...