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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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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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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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First Brown Bag Lunch Networking Event a Success at TheBigAppleGreen.Net.

We had a good meeting at this week’s Brown Bag Lunch. In attendance: Lourdes Zapata, Mike Frey, Michael Johnson-Chase, Marilyn Sloan, Jim Devine, Gail Terry Grimes and Claude Whitmyer. Michael Johnson-Chase reconnected with Marilyn Sloan and Jim Devine, both of whom he’d met a while back and who had been on his mind to follow [...]

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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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Working Together for a Greener New York!

This is the latest version of the web portal for The Big Apple Green Enterprise Virtual Network.  Ultimately, this web portal will serve as a gateway to the communications and network tools for our online community. What’s the Web Portal for? To act as a gathering place for members. To provide access to meaningful content [...]

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Get Green: South Bronx Earthfest, April 21st, 2012

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Job Post – Solar One Seeking Trainer Candidates

Full Job Description From: Michael Johnson-Chase [mailto:michael@solar1.org] Sent: Sunday, March 18, 2012 1:51 PM To: Michael Johnson-Chase Subject: Solar One is hiring Hi! We are looking to add another full time position to our Green Workforce Training Program, and hope you might be aware of a good candidate, or have some advice as to where else we can send [...]

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Twitter Twub: #bigapplegreen

I just registered this hash tag for use as a backchannel during future events, webinars, meetings, and so forth. Twitter Twub: #bigapplegreen.   claude

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