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Mandatory Green Roof Law Passes for New York Buildings

December 19, 2019

NYC Green Roof Law
The world is going green—and many New York buildings are leading the way.Solar energy has exploded in recent years, and the trend isn't slowing down anytime soon. Expert estimate that solar PV capacity in the US will more than double during the next five years.Green roofs are another trend in sustainable buildings, and once again New York is leading the way. In fact, the 2.5-acre green park on the Morgan Processing and Distribution building is one of the largest green roofs in the country.It's no surprise... Read More

Free Solar Panels?: Are Solar Panels Really Free?

December 9, 2019

Of the world's total energy demand, less than 1/10th of 1% was produced by solar energy in 2011. Although the solar panel business has grown significantly since that time, the majority of homeowners are still powering their homes from the electrical grid. For those looking to make the switch, the potential costs can be daunting. If you've been looking to make your home more sustainable with solar savings, you've likely run across an advertisement for free solar panels. And, no doubt, the idea... Read More

Compelling Solar Power Advantages for Building Owners

December 5, 2019

As of today, there are over 2 million buildings in the US that use solar power as their primary source of energy. By 2023, this number is expected to double. And why wouldn't this be the case? Solar power is efficient, effective, and eco-friendly.If you're a building owner, you've probably wondered how solar power can be used to your advantage. The answer is that there are a resounding number of ways that installing solar panels and converting sunlight into energy can benefit... Read More

Report by Independent Advisory Committee on Climate Change.

April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019, the Independent Advisory Committee on Applied Climate Assessment released a report including recommendations to help federal, state, and local governments, communities, and the private sector plan for the effects of climate change. New York State and the U.S. Climate Alliance reconvened this climate advisory group in 2018 after it was disbanded by the Federal Government in 2017. The report, "A Civil Society Consortium for Conducting Applied Climate Assessments: Collaborations and Knowledge for Confronting Climate Risk," notes in... Read More

Glen Cove Senior Center Goes Solar - The Solar Panels are Expected to Save the City Over $300,000 in 25 years.

June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017, The Glen Cove Senior Center recently held a luncheon to celebrate going solar. The solar panels, which were installed on the roof of the senior center and Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department, will save the City over $300,000 over the course of 25 years, Glen Cove Mayor Reggie Spinello said. We are pioneers in renewable energy, Carol Waldman, Executive Director of the Glen Cove Senior Center, said..” Read the complete article ...... Read More
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