Green Buildings

Gene Kaufman Architect designs LEED Cambria Times Square

Cambria Hotel & Suites Times Square, 30 West 46th Street - Manhattan, NY New York, NY The 21-story, 196-room Cambria Hotel & Suite...

COOKFOX designs mid-rise LEED residential building; Developed by Collegiate Churches of NY

Manhattan, NY The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved plans for a new mid-rise residential development at 260 Wes...

Robbins Schneider of JLL discusses energy use reduction in buildings

Dana Robbins Schneider, JLL New York, NY Reducing the amount of energy that commercial buildings use is the single most crucial task facin...

Heating oil could be making a comeback - by David Singer

David Singer, Original Energy As president and CEO of Original Energy here in the metro area, and Robison Oil in Westchester County, I hav...

DEP proposing hike in sewer and water charges in 2016 - by David Schwartz

David Schwartz, The Water Scrooge Attention property owners and managers! The DEP increased the rate for water and sewer charges 2.97% sta...

New York State’s new mold law: Are you ready? - by Lee Wasserman

Lee Wasserman, Lew Corporation New York’s new law defines and regulates, “Mold.” “Mold means any indoor, multi-cellular fungi grow...

Green offices are not cool: They raise values - by Marc Karell

Marc Karell, Climate Change & Environmental Services Many building owners and managers are skeptical about investing in green design o...

“Not for profit” utility billings - by George Crawford

George Crawford, Green Partners As a utility customer, there are definite advantages to being a “not for profit.” Not for profit utili...

Paris – je t’aime - by Victoria Tsamis

Victoria Tsamis, Edwards & Zuck Much like a child awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus, I eagerly anticipated the final outcome of COP2...

First “Solarize Brookhaven” project installed by SUNation

Shown (from left) are: SUNation co-founder and chief of sales Mike Bailis, councilmanKevin LaValle, Linda Tong, and SUNation co-founder and...