Committed to Sustainability

Apex Engineering, P.C.

Apex Engineering, P.C.

Apex Engineering, P.C. is a company with broad experience and expertise spanning consulting, engineering, architecture, design, and construction. We are determined to provide services to our clients which meet their objectives with quality and excellence. LEED DESIGN-ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

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Association for Energy Affordability

Association for Energy Affordability

The Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. is dedicated to achieving energy efficiency in new and existing buildings in order to foster and maintain affordable and healthy housing and communities, especially those of low-income. AEA representatives engage in a broad range of educational, technical and construction management activities and services to ...

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Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp

Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp

BOEDC's team of professionals has helped hundreds of companies take advantage of the unique benefits associated with a Bronx location, and we can do the same for you. We'll work with you one-on-one to identify the ideal site, find low-cost financing, maximize federal, state and city incentives, tap energy discounts, ...

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Calray Gas Heat installed this Weil McLain CGA-7 with primary secondary pumping to protect the boiler from thermal shock. A Tekmar 260 outdoor reset hydronic heating control was also installed for improved boiler efficiency.

Calray Gas Heat Corp

Calray Gas Heat Corp. strives to maintain its reputation as the premier gas heat company servicing the New York Metropolitan area. We will meet and exceed our customers' needs and requirements by providing them with unrivaled professional service. We enter the 21st century armed with the latest computer and communication ...

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Dattner Architects

Dattner Architects

Dattner Architects’ foundation is civic architecture—and we continue to seek out opportunities to improve and sustain communities and the urban environment through our designs. Our diverse practice includes the planning and design of schools, offices, housing, healthcare, transportation, recreation and infrastructure for wide range of communities and clients. We have earned ...

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Direct Environmental Corp

Direct Environmental Corp

In keeping with our mission to promote environmental responsibility, DEC Green offers a full line of Green-Seal certified janitorial supplies and cleaning compositions for most applications. Use of these products promote a cleaner, healthier, and safer environment. DEC Green is the only wholly minority-owned supplier of green seal cleaning agents ...

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Dun-Rite, Inc.

Dun-Rite, Inc.

Dun-Rite, Inc. is an accredited general contractor with a proven track record. Over 50 percent of our customers come to us or are referred to us from customers we've performed for in the past. No construction project is too large or too small.

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Energy Efficient Lighting Design

Energy Efficient Lighting Design

Lighting Solutions Specialists & Lighting Designers Our goal is to eliminate old technology and provide Energy Efficient Lighting Solutions for your building, translating into immediate and long term energy savings as well as improved lighting environments.  As a NYSERDA Commercial Lighting Program Business Partner and Con Edison Marketing Partner, we navigate the ...

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Energy Management Solutions

Energy Management Solutions

Energy Management Solutions Provides our clients with an Investment Mindset - Turn Key Solution to energy reduction.  Our goal is to reduce the overall energy and operational costs of your facility up to 40%, perhaps more. Having completed countless projects, EMS has gained unmatched industry, business and operational expertise.  We have built a ...

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EnTech Digital Controls

EnTech Digital Controls

EnTech takes pride in its position as a recognized industry leader in next-generation, intelligent energy control systems. Since our company’s inception, we have demonstrated that dedication, focus and expertise make all the difference in earning the trust and confidence of our growing base of satisfied clients. Our mission is based ...

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FutureU Associates - "It's not the technology! It's what you do with it!"

FutureU™

The University of the Future, LLC Virtual Event Production and Facilitation   Webinars — Conferences — Meetings — Teams   Real-Time, Web-Based Meetings — Virtual Teaming — Project Support Websites — Online Conferences and Events — Online Courses, Webinars and Workshops — Choosing Virtual Collaboration Software     Using information technology isn't like turning on the TV. It takes skills. But if you cultivate those skills, then technology becomes your servant, not your master.   Meeting ...

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NYSERDA

NYSERDA

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is a public benefit corporation created in 1975 under Article 8, Title 9 [PDF] and Title 9A [PDF] of the State Public Authorities Law through the reconstitution of the New York State Atomic and Space Development Authority. NYSERDA’s earliest efforts focused ...

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OnForce Solar, Inc.

OnForce Solar, Inc.

OnForce Solar, Inc. is a NY corporation founded in 2007. It is headquartered in The Bronx of New York City and has offices in Fort Lee, NJ, Stamford, CT & Framingham, MA. OnForce is the only solar company in the Bronx. We lead the NYC solar industry by example, and ...

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PASCAP Co. Inc.

PASCAP Co. Inc.

Pascap Co. Inc. is a full-service scrap recycling yard. We provide metal recycling services to retail customers as well as industrial accounts. With access to both domestic and international consumers, our customers can benefit from the most competitive pricing markets available. We use state of the art Digital Electronic Scales to ...

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Riverdale Electrical Services

Riverdale Electrical Services

Our goal is to bring down energy costs by distributing light more efficiently, using lamps that can last at least up to 10,000 hours. Our efficient installations use just 25% of the energy of traditional lighting. We are proud of our work for such clients as these:

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Sanitary Plumbing and Heating Corp

Sanitary Plumbing and Heating Corp

As a premier plumbing and heating contractor in New York City, Sanitary Plumbing & Heating has been providing its customers with unrivaled plumbing and heating service since its founding in 1929.  Fully insured and licensed by the City of New York, we offer comprehensive and cost-effective solutions guaranteed to exceed ...

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Schildwachter Fuel Oil

Schildwachter Fuel Oil

In more than 100 years in business, Schildwachter Oil has made several acquisitions but never ventured far beyond its original service territory, and for good reason. According to third generation Dan Schildwachter, the heating business is a local business. "Bigger isn't always better. If we started providing service outside our ...

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SCIEnergy

SCIEnergy

Who we are SCIenergy is an international energy management company headquartered in the USA. Dedicated to elevating building performance across owner portfolios, we are unique in combining high-tech software solutions and high-touch expertise, together with capital to deliver sustained savings. The nearly 100 SCIenergy employees share a passion in helping customers ...

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The Consortium for Worker Education

The Consortium for Worker Education

The Consortium for Worker Education (CWE) is a private, non-profit agency that provides a wide array of workforce preparation, industry specific training and employment services to over 70,000 New York City workers annually, including union members, New Americans and dislocated workers CWE, along with service partners SoBRO, Sustainable South Bronx, the ...

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Tri-State Biodiesel

Tri-State Biodiesel

WELCOME TO TRI-STATE BIODIESEL Tri-State Biodiesel is a social enterprise dedicated to creating a more just and sustainable world by providing a carbon neutral alternative to petroleum diesel. Founded by environmentalists and entrepreneurs, Tri-State Biodiesel provides clean, renewable Biodiesel fuel made from recycled cooking oil to the entire Tri-State region including ...

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United States Energy Group

United States Energy Group

US Energy Group was founded in 1978 by a building owner who decided to take active control of his single largest operating expense: energy consumption. As building owners ourselves, with more than 30 years of real estate experience, we understand the challenges owners face. It's what drove us to engineer ...

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Veteran Pipe Covering, Inc.

Veteran Pipe Covering, Inc.

Our services include Mechanical Insulation, Steam Piping Systems, Chilled Water Systems, Hot and Cold Water Piping, and Cooling Tower Piping. We provide Thermal Insulation, Condensation Control, Roof Tank Piping, Removable Thermal Blankets, Acoustical Insulation, and Building Envelopes. WHY INSULATE?: Learn more about the power of insulation…  

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Westchester Square Plumbing Supply

Westchester Square Plumbing Supply

Family-owned and operated for three generations by the Bieder Family, Westchester Square Plumbing Supply Co., Inc., has been serving The Bronx and Westchester for more than eighty years. We provide the highest quality residential and commercial products from the leading manufacturers in the industry,,   UPONOR WE NOW CARRY WIRSBO! A SAFE, AFFORDABLE ...

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Windo-Therm (manufacturer of Advanced Energy Panels)

Windo-Therm (manufacturer of Advanced Energy Panels)

Advanced Energy Panels (AEPs)? AEP’s are an interior panels air sealing and insulating existing windows multiplying their efficiency to an Energy Star level and beyond. No window supplement with this level of impact has existed in the past and windows known to be a major issue in energy waste have often been ...

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Wall Street may be the life blood but small businesses are NYC’s backbone.

“Our new economy is based on locally-owned, community-oriented ‘living enterprises’ whose success is measured as much by their positive impact on people and the environment as by their positive balance sheet.”

David Korten, Agenda for a New Economy

The Big Apple Green's Community Manager Mike Frey at the Green Festival New York 2012

The Big Apple Green’s Community Manager Mike Frey at the Green Festival New York 2012

The backbone and leaders of this new economy in NYC are businesses involved in enterprises to help mitigate and adapt to the very real impact of climate change — green businesses.

Goal:

To help NYC green businesses achieve a ‘Triple Bottom Line:’ Profitability, Sustainability and Opportunity

Objectives:

  • Promote NYC green businesses, services and products
  • Facilitate partnerships and opportunities for joint ventures
  • Provide resources, information and strategies for sustainability

Services and Offerings:

  • Webinars on barriers to and strategies for green market development
  • Online ‘Expos’ to promote products and services citywide
  • A ‘virtual’ business-friendly resource for sourcing qualified staff
  • An easily searchable data base to match green sellers and buyers
  • Web-based tools for formal and informal business collaboration
  • A continuum of internet connections to new customers and new markets
  • Operation through state of the art internet and telecommunication technology to maximize participation and involvement while minimizing time and travel commitments.

Audiences:

  • Green businesses:
  • Those who own existing green enterprises
  • Those who wish to start green enterprises
  • Those committed to becoming ‘Green’
  • Consumers of green products and services
  • Workers interested in pursuing ‘Green’ Careers
  • Other stakeholders in a greener, more sustainable New York

Origins and The Future:

As an essential part of its US Department of Labor Pathways out of Poverty grant funded Bronx Center for Environmental Workforce Training, NY’s Consortium for Worker Education (CWE), with its primary business service partners, Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC) and the Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) founded The Bronx Green Business Network.

This Network has grown and evolved into The Big Apple Green and includes green businesses throughout all five boroughs of NYC. Over the next three years, The Big Apple Green will expand its membership to over three hundred. This Network will be continuously improved by adding and upgrading ‘member-driven’ resources to increase its effectiveness and value.