Green Buildings

Professional Profile: Harry Etra 2015

Name: Harry Etra Title: Associate Director Company: CodeGreen Solutions Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA Education: Yale...

Professional Profile: Robert Fornataro 2015

Name: Robert Fornataro Title: Senior Designer Company: SWBR Architects Location: 387 East Main St., Rochester, N.Y. Place of birth: Rocheste...

Copeland of GOCO earns patent for control sequence innovation

"As often happens, the simplest solution turns out to be the most effective," said consulting engineer and Goldman Copeland Associates, PC (...

Five marketing tips for every professional

1. Customer service is marketing. With more and more businesses using Twitter and social or digital media as a customer service portal, it b...

Complying with the Multiple Family Conservation Program

In 2012, properties were automatically enrolled in the Multiple Family Conservation Program (MCP). This enrollment was tied to a four-year g...

Navigate LED lighting with Con Ed

Con Ed funding for LED Retro-fits continues at very high levels, but be warned that the funding landscape is shifting as Con Ed reassesses i...

How energy efficiency benefits your buildings

I speak publicly about energy efficiency and its many financial benefits. At a recent presentation, a few people in the audience questioned ...

Year-long study reveals results of new HVAC cleaning process

A new technological innovation in the heating and air conditioning (HVAC) servicing sector, GreenAir Process, licensed by Ronkonkoma, NY-bas...

Expanding beyond PlaNYC - de Blasio's One City: Build to Last

Expanding Beyond PlaNYC, mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city's goal, "80 by 50" of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by...

Get comfy: Optimal thermal comfort

The average American spends 8.7 hours a day at their office and work 1,790 hours annually. With a 40+ hour work week, it is imperative that ...