Green Buildings - January 27-9, 2015

The benefits of installing a green roof
Green roofs take on different forms, from a simple shallow layer of soil and ground cover, to a complex system intended to look like a ...

Forget cheap oil and gas: Dig in on smart data and incentives
Headlines are buzzing with energy news in 2015. Solar penetration is on the rise - the industry saw 40% growth in 2014 alone. Electric cars ...

LL87 - Maximize your benefits
It's year three in the Local Law 87 (LL 87) cycle and "covered buildings" on blocks ending in a "5" need to review their LL ...

10 LL84 questions your boss wants to know the answers to
Local Law 84 (LL84) has recently gotten significant press due to mayor de Blasio's One City, Built to Last initiative to reduce New York City's ...

What does BIM mean for property owners?
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a way of integrating your project design in such a way that will allow you to be more efficient, more ...

Sustainable design on the fast track
Corporate clients are increasingly making LEED certification a primary goal for interiors projects, and the design and construction industries are rapidly evolving to meet the ...

Saving money, meeting new codes
We hear a great deal about energy efficiency, green, and sustainability. Running a building is no longer the same as it was. There are new ...

APF plans $4 million renovation for 1156 Avenue of the Americas: Seeks LEED
NEW YORK, NY According to Kenneth Aschendorf, principal of APF Properties, 1156 Avenue of the Americas, the 1911-vintage, 84,000 s/f office loft building unique amongst its ...

ConEd: Benefits of implementing a co-generation program
Financial burdens associated with commercial ownership - energy costs prominent among them - have steadily increased in recent decades. To achieve a long-term reduction in ...

Professional Profile: Viktoriya Gaponski, 2015
Name: Viktoriya Gaponski Title: Project Associate Company: EBG Location: 303 5th Ave., Suite 1105, New York, N.Y. 10016 Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine Education: Journalism BA First job ...

Professional Profile: Marc Karell, 2015
Name: Marc Karell Title: Principal Company: Climate Change & Environmental Services, LLC Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: New York, N.Y. Education: M.S., Chemical Engineering, Columbia University First job outside of real ...

Professional Profile: Kip Katich, 2015
Name: Kip Katich Title: Associate, Registered Architect, LEED-AP Company: Rogers Partners Architects+Urban Designers Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona Education: Parsons The New School for Design, Masters of Architecture, ...

Professional Profile: Brian McGuire, 2015
Name: Brian McGuire Title: Director of BIM Services Company: Edwards and Zuck Location: 315 Park Ave. South New York, N.Y. 10010 Birthplace: ...

Birnboim-Kochman promoted as senior associate by KSQ
KSQ Architects has promoted Rachel Birnboim-Kochman, AIA, LEED BD+C, project manager, to senior associate. She joined KSQ in 2005 and leads KSQ's New York studio ...

NYSERDA: $14.5 million available for new technology at power plants
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is making available $14.5 million for replicable projects that demonstrate reduction of greenhouse gas emissions ...

Cousins of Arup named chair-elect of USGBC board of director
According to Arup, Fiona Cousins, PE, CEng, LEED Fellow has been named chair-elect by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) board of directors. "I have spent ...

MCEnergy: Utilities impose increase in transmission charges for 2015
Starting this year, customers within PJM's territory, 15 states spanning from N.J. to Illinois, will most likely see an increase in their overall electric rates ...

NAI Platform completes sale of 62-unit energy-efficient apartment complex
NAI Platform (www.naiplatform.com) was the exclusive representative involved in the purchase and sale of the Tilley Ladder facility. Built in stages starting in 1920, it ...

MAP named to project team of HPD's sustainable phase II of Livonia Avenue
The NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development unveiled the development team for phase II of the Livonia Ave. Initiative. The team consists of BRP ...