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April Forum: The Hit List - The Top Tips to Green NYC Buildings Part 3 of 3 Green Materials

Are you a homeowner, commercial property owner or property manager concerned with increasing energy costs?

Are you a contractor, architect, interior designer or real estate broker whose clients have asked about green buildings?

Do you plan to renovate, buy or develop a building?

Come hear The Top 10 Tips to make NYC Buildings Greener!

Learn ways you could improve your building investments, prevent the loss of energy and money, and be environmentally conscious by constructing, renovating and maintaining green buildings!

Our panel discusses their top 10 tips to:
» reduce energy and water use; » improve occupant health, safety and comfort with non-toxic, reusable and recycled building materials;
» prevent waste and pollution.

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April Forum: The Hit List - The Top Tips to Green NYC Buildings Part 3 of 3 Green Materials

  1. 1. The Hit List: The Top Tips to Green NYC Buildings GreenHomeNYC April Forum Part 3 of 3 Green Building Materials
  2. 2. GREENING YOUR BUILDING The Time Warner Center Charlotte Matthews Sustainability RELATED Hudson Yards – LEED Gold Anticipated2
  3. 3. GREEN MATERIALS TOP TEN Tribeca Green – LEED Gold Superior Ink – LEED Silver The Century – LEED Silver3
  4. 4. 1. RECYCLING recycleacrossamerica.org4
  5. 5. 2. GREEN CLEANING Specify for contract cleaning Off the shelf (home and office pantry)5
  7. 7. 4. RED LIST CHEMICALS www.hpdworkinggroup.org7
  8. 8. 5. CARPET Carpet Hardwood VS8
  9. 9. 6. COOL ROOF White is the new black9
  10. 10. 7. VETTED GREEN VALET10
  11. 11. 8. PAPER AND PURCHASING “This piece was produced carbon-neutral on paper with 30% post-consumer waste using vegetable-based inks.” Double-side printing on a multi-functional scanner/ printer/ copier.11
  12. 12. 9. WOOD VS UF-Free CARB Phase II International woods12
  13. 13. 10. LET PEOPLE KNOW (and audit) “We appreciate our collective dependence on the natural environment and the health and availability of its resources, and as such we are using our size, capability and influence to promote sustainable development, environmentally conscious corporate practices and green living.” -Related, Sustainability Vision 13This presentation was made for educational purposes.