Anatomy of a Green Brownstone
An afternoon series of workshops that demonstrate how great
design and energy efficiency are two sides of the same coin.
Come with questions and go home inspired by the possibilities.
To register, go to: http://www.citytechce.org/anatomy-of-a-
* Passivhaus Comes to Brownstone Brooklyn, Ken Levinson,
475 High Performance Building
An 1846 brownstone in Prospect heights has been rebuilt
according to Passivhaus standards. This historic home has lost
none of its historic style, but it is 80-90% more efficient than its
neighbors. Learn about the surprising ways that your
Brownstone home can become super energy efficient.
* Raise A Green Roof, Inger Staggs Yancey, Brooklyn
Building a green roof on your home is a great way to save
money, reduce your energy bills, and even get tax abatement.
Inger Yancey shows you how to Green-It Yourself in this
hands-on workshop. Go from hot tar to a cool green habitat with
a small investment.
* Layouts and Green Lifestyles, Gita Nandan, Thread
Nandan's Team has completed a range of Brownstone retrofits
and new construction that combine energy-smart construction
with inventive design. Nandan shares her recent projects, in
which 19th Century homes get 21st century energy upgrades.
* Everything Old Is New Again, Jaclyn Jablkowski, Build It
* Build It Green! NYC, New York City's only non-profit retail
outlet for salvaged and surplus building materials, sells
everything from panel doors to high end refrigerators and
shutters kitchen cabinets. Their goal is to keep materials out of
the landfill, while offering deep discounts on their resale.
* Solar PV and Wind Power Training Lab at the Brooklyn Navy
Rob Ashmore, Aeon Solar, Cullen Kasunik, Wind Analytics,
Inger Yancey Brooklyn Greenroof, and Debra Salomon, City
Tech Continuing Studies Center Green Programs Specialist
This Spring, City Tech Continuing Studies Center will cut the
ribbon on a new renewable energy training lab at the Brooklyn
Navy Yard. Is your house a good candidate for solar power?
Our instructors share inside information to help you find that
March 9, 2013
New York City College of Technology
300 Jay Street
Howard - 25 Chapel Street
$60 plus registration fee.