Green Buildings

Reducing the price of water rates - by David Schwartz

David Schwartz, The Water Scrooge If you are a property owner or manager who is deeply concerned about the cost of high water usage, you ar...

SWBR recognized with AIA Merit Award for Brockport’s LEED Gold Liberal Arts Building

SWBR being honored with the Merit Award for the State University of New York College at Brockport Liberal Arts Building. Rochester, NY SWB...

Siemens helps Carnegie Hall achieve LEED Silver Certification from USGBC

Carnegie Hall - New York, NY New York, NY Siemens served as a technology partner for implementing building automation, fire safety and secu...

Smart meters: Ring bearer to marriage with IoT and SustainAbility - by Nadine Cino

Nadine Cino, Tyga-Box Systems, Inc The U.S. power grid is, in a sense, the industrial predecessor to the Internet of Things (IoT), having b...

Architects take a shine to LEDs - by David Cyr

David Cyr, Lilker Lighting Group Architects live with trade-offs every day, faced with difficult choices between clients’ needs and artis...

Consider “green” leases - by Marc Karell

Marc Karell, Climate Change & Environmental Services NYREJ has published several articles detailing the many proven, direct financial b...

Urban Green Council to hold gala on November 10th

Christopher Erikson, IBEW Local 3 Electricians Rick Fedrizzi, U.S. Green Building Council New York, NY The 2015 Urban Green Gala will be ...

The Water Scrooge conserves water and money

David Schwartz, The Water Scrooge If you are a property owner or manager that is deeply concerned about your high water usage? You are not ...

Continuous auditing: Taking energy auditing to the next level

Eric Oliver, Lilker EMO Energy SolutionsFigure 1. Whole building real time energy dataFigure 2. Supply Fan real time energy dataFigure 3. Pa...

Sub-metering and landlord-tenant disputes

Marc Karell, Climate Change & Environmental Services Many buildings (both commercial and residential) in NYC and other cities have tena...