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Delta Solar Showhouse Green Building Tour

GreenHomeNYC

Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Delta Solar Showhouse Green Building Tour

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Join GreenHomeNYC on Saturday, October 13th as we tour the Delta Solar Showhousethe first building in NYC to be 100% powered by solar and utilizes many renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies that significantly decrease it's energy use by more then 75% compared with the average building. 

 
Here are a few of the features you will see on the tour:

  • Solar PV
  • Solar thermal
  • Small wind
  • Air-source heat pumps
  • Recycled materials
  • Super efficient building envelope
  • Super efficient appliances. 

What you'll learn

  • The challenges and possibilities of renewable energy and energy efficiency in New York City
  • How The Delta produces so much renewable energy and uses such a small amount of energy
  • How renewable energy technologies work, and how they integrate into existing building
  • Which technology is most efficient and provides the best financial return
  • How to utilize recycled matierls the most efficinctly in NYC
  • How to manage the demolition process to send the least amount of garbage to the dump
  • How NYC and NY state is supporting renewable energy technologies

About the NYC Green Buildings Open House

The Green Buildings Open House is GreenhomeNYC’s semi-annual guided tour of green buildings all over New York City, taking place in the Spring and Fall of every year.

The event gives New Yorkers a chance to get inside Green buildings and hear about their inner workings from the owners, architects, and engineers who designed, built and operate them. Visitors will come away with new expectations of comfort, livability, energy and environmental benefits.

Since 2003, GreenHomeNYC has organized the NYC Green Buildings Open House as a part of Northeast Sustainable Energy Associaion’s (NESEA) Green Buildings Open House and the American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES) National Solar Tour.

Have questions about Delta Solar Showhouse Green Building Tour? Contact GreenHomeNYC

When & Where

Hamilton Ave
New York, NY 11231

Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 1:00 PM


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Organizer

GreenHomeNYC

A community-oriented, volunteer-run organization, GreenHomeNYC’s mission is to facilitate the adoption of sustainable building methods and materials by owners of small residential and commercial buildings in New York City.

GreenHomeNYC aims to be a hub of resources for small building owners, to promote the understanding of green building issues, and to connect building owners with local green building service and materials providers.

GreenHomeNYC is also a long time affiliate of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), the nation’s leading regional membership organization focused on promoting the understanding, development, and adoption of energy conservation and non-polluting, renewable energy technologies. To find out more, visit www.nesea.org.

GreenHomeNYC is a registered 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit corporation.

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