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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Own Your Directory Listing on Big Apple Green

7 Easy Steps Here’s all it takes to grab your listing in the Big Apple Green “Members Directory.” 1. Go to http://www.thebigapplegreen.net and login using your password. If you haven’t already changed your password use 4u2use Otherwise, use the password you have already chosen for yourself. This will take you to the top of the [...]

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Online Networking Event for Big Apple Green Members, August 8th, Noon – 1pm Eastern

Mark your calendar for Wednesday of next week (August 8, 2012). We will host the first “Brown Bag Lunch” for Big Apple Green members – online  from Noon to 1pm. Invitations with instructions for signing in to the online meeting room will be sent a day or two prior to the event. This meeting will [...]

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Promote Your Organization on Big Apple Green

SAVE THE DATE! We’re moving rapidly near our official launch date of Wednesday, September 18 19. Mark your calendar and save Noon to 2 pm the lunch hour that day. In preparation for the launch, we hope you will set up or update your membership profile and also take advantage of the several promotional opportunities [...]

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Bill Clinton on Managing Scarce Resources

Bill Clinton on Managing Scarce Resources Published on July 17th, 2012 by Environmental News Network Oxford University held its Re|Source forum recently, and former US President Bill Clinton addressed the group on the subject of scarce resources and how to manage their development and use in a way that is fair and equitable. The most [...]

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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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