Rebuilding After Sandy, Building for the Future

A nine-foot storm surge fueled by 70-mile-per-hour winds engulfed the East Coast. Sections of New York City, the epicenter of the nation’s financial industry, disappeared underwater, creating a picture that looked eerily similar to predictions made five years ago of future global warming. The total price tag for Sandy could be $100 billion.     [...]

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Green Business Opportunities for Successful Entrepreneurs: Become a Window Insulating Panel Manufacturer

Press release’ 10.11.12. Green Business Opportunities for Successful Entrepreneurs: Become a Window Insulating Panel Manufacturer. This is a chance to start a new business or grow the one you already have,” says Jim Devine, founder of Windo-Therm, the creators of Advanced Energy Panels “Build a successful enterprise, get local recognition and help create a community [...]

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Online Tip for Green PR: Submit Your Press Releases Online

In this new age of digital marketing and communications, there is a lot to learn. It’s a good idea to set aside a regular time to do that learning. One powerful opportunity to look at is online press releases. Because of the Internet, you can now submit your releases to one or more sites and [...]

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From Bronx Green to The Big Apple Green

The history and transition of our networkfrom 2010 through 2012. Below is a download link and embedded video of Mike Frey’s introductory comments from the official launch event of The Big Apple Green, held Wednesday, September 19th. This three and half minute clip contains a summary history of the evolution of our network from its [...]

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Big Apple Green Official Launch – Mark Your Calendar

Please mark your calendar for September 19, Noon to 1:30 pm to attend the official Online Launch Event for Big Apple Green. And be sure to reserve your online “seat” at http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E057D688884B. As a green business you won’t want to miss either of our nationally known guest speakers, Gil Friend and Candice Kollar:   Gil [...]

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The Greening of Hospitals, Part 3 of 3: A National and International Movement

In my last two posts, I described the many opportunities that are opening up to help reduce the environmental footprint of hospitals and other healthcare institutions. In The Greening of Hospitals, Part 2: Business Opportunity Checklists, I presented several long lists of the opportunities available. In The Greening of Hospitals, Part 1: Hospitals Primed for [...]

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The Greening of Hospitals, Part 2 of 3: Business Opportunity Checklists

In my last post (The Greening of Hospitals, Part 1: Hospitals Primed for Greening) I talked about the tremendous opportunities that await green vendors in the nationwide and global efforts to improve the environmental health of hospitals. Take a look at the following checklists to see where your enterprise might fit in: Energy Management Have [...]

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The Greening of Hospitals, Part 1 of 3: Healthcare Primed for Greening

If your green enterprise doesn’t already have a foothold in healthcare, maybe now’s the time. For financial reasons, hospitals have put off spending year after year since the 1980s. As a result, many of their buildings are way out of date. Now hospital officials are under pressure to cut expenses wherever they can, and they [...]

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The Costs of Energy Efficiency vs Nuclear Energy

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Second Brown Bag Networking Event also a Success at TheBigAppleGreen.Net.

We had another good meeting today at the Big Apple Green Brown Bag Lunch. In attendance: Dolores Bevelacqua, Sol Levy, Mike Frey, Jim Devine, Gail Terry Grimes and Claude Whitmyer. Dolores Bevelacqua introduced us to Green Job Training Center who specialize in training and BPI certification to create jobs targeted at energy efficient retrofits for [...]

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