Archive for February 6th, 2007

Canada Loves New York City’s Energy System

February 6, 2007
Canada Loves New York City's Energy System

The Big Apple is looking pretty green to Canadian Mayor Dave Bronconnier, of Calgary, who’s eyeing sustainable energy systems used in New York for a redeveloped East Village. The proposed system, which creates electricity as well as hot and cold water through gas turbines, is widely used in Manhattan and may be a perfect fit […]

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LEED-ing by Example: Green Building Grows Up

February 6, 2007
LEED-ing by Example: Green Building Grows Up

Just a few years ago, a vanguard of environmentally-conscious builders in New York thought they could spur a mainstream “green building” movement on grounds of good business practices alone. But now, as the trend matures and interest in green everything accelerates, developers are saying market forces aren’t enough, and more help from government is needed. […]

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