The Hit List: The Top Tips to Green NYC Buildings
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Are you a homeowner, commercial property owner or property manager concerned with increasing energy costs?
Are you a contractor, architect, interior designer or real estate broker whose clients have asked about green buildings?
Do you plan to renovate, buy or develop a building?
Come hear The Top 10 Tips to make NYC Buildings Greener!
Learn ways you could improve your building investments, prevent the loss of energy and money, and be environmentally conscious by constructing, renovating and maintaining green buildings! Attendees will also receive a coupon with Build It Green! NYC, the only non-profit retail warehouse of salvaged and surplus building materials in New York City.
Our panel will discuss their top 10 tips to:
- reduce energy and water use;
- improve occupant health, safety and comfort with non-toxic, reusable and recycled building materials;
- prevent waste and pollution.
Our speakers include:
- Energy Efficiency: Dan Rieber, Weatherization Director, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
- Green Materials: Charlotte Matthews, Vice President - Sustainability, Related Companies
- Waste Prevention: Dave Hirschler, Deputy Director of Waste Prevention NYC Department of Sanitation Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse, and Recycling
Who should attend: Building owners, developers, property managers, homeowners, contractors, architects, interior designers, building materials distributors/retailers, real estate brokers. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, there's something here for everyone!
Where: Trespa Design Center, 62 Greene Street, NYC
When: April 18th, 6:30-8pm. Doors open at 6pm, please arrive early as we will start promptly at 6:30pm!
AIA Credits Available!
It doesn’t end there: If you have further questions about the green building tips, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. And, this forum will also be recorded, and will be available in full on our website. For those in a hurry, we will also be presenting short YouTube versions of the speakers’ top ten green building tips on our website and at events throughout the city. Please check back and share them with friends and colleagues, and Like us on Facebook!
Funding provided by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute through a grant from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Any opinions, finding, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Environmental Conservation.
When & Where
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 the New York City Chapter for 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.