Archive | June, 2012

Is the “green” zeitgeist really as zeit-ly as we’d like to think?

How smart do you have to be? This week I had occasion to use the term “smart building” in a document I was writing for a private school that is planning a new science building. The building will be wireless, energy efficient, all that good stuff, so “smart” seemed like the word to describe it. [...]

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Summer School at Big Apple Green U – Learn how to use your virtual community website and other software tools

We held two hour-long orientations last week attended by Marilyn Sloan, Jim Devine, Vinnie Homes, Gail Grimes, Mike Frey and me, Claude Whitmyer. I also conducted individual coaching sessions with Jim and Vinnie prior to the orientations. For Vinnie it was to understand how he could best participate and support the network and for Jim [...]

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Call to Action for Big Apple Green Members in the Weatherization Supply Chain!

If you are involved in energy efficiency or weatherization work in New York, or are a supplier of weatherization-related products, then this concerns you. Tomorrow morning (Friday, June 15) from 9:15 – 11:40 AM EDT, the White House and the National Association for State Community Services Programs NASCSP are hosting a Weatherization Supply Chain Industry [...]

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For Bronx Green Business Network Members

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Empire State Building Saves Millions of Dollars in First Year of Energy Efficiency Plan

World’s Most Famous Office Building Proves Business Case for Energy Efficiency, Slated to Cut Energy Use by 38 Percent Source: PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1d4cu) NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — One year after an innovative building retrofit project, the Empire State Building is ahead of plan and has exceeded its year one energy-efficiency guarantee by [...]

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Heres an example of an on line business community with a different focus – Ours is free

   In Meetings on the Web, Owners Turn to Owners for Advice and Support Peter W. Stevenson for The New York Times   D. Penn Moody, an optometrist in Indianapolis, discussed his practice and his store with a group on Vistage Connect. By IAN MOUNT   Published: May 23, 2012 Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Share [...]

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