Brit Liggett

 

Brit Liggett
The White Roof Project Paints a Whole Block in the Lower East Side

The White Roof Project Paints a Whole Block in the Lower East Side

The White Roof Project has officially tripled their success of last year by painting 35,000 square feet of rooftops in the Lower East Side white to save energy. A lot of rooftops in New…

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NYC Puts New Food Laws In Place to Help Promote Local, Urban Agriculture

NYC Puts New Food Laws In Place to Help Promote Local, Urban Agriculture

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a constant advocate for the green world in so many ways. His latest feat came yesterday when he signed into law a series of laws that will…

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Post-It Note Reminders Help Long Island School District Save $350,000 in Utility Bills

Post-It Note Reminders Help Long Island School District Save $350,000 in Utility Bills

In the new energy saving frontier, focus is often given only to the newest of inventions, ideas, and gadgets, but sometimes all you need is a little diligence and a good old Post-It…

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Today is the Last Day to Submit to the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan in NYC

Today is the Last Day to Submit to the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan in NYC

Today is the deadline for 16,000 building owners -- which represent about 1/2 of all of the city's interior space -- in New York City to hand in data on their building's energy and…

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Soulless Thieves Steal 35 Bikes Worth $10,000 from NYC Non-Profit

Soulless Thieves Steal 35 Bikes Worth $10,000 from NYC Non-Profit

It is bad enough that people steal iPhones on street corners and snatch wallets on the subway - do they really have to steal away a summer of green transportation from kids in Queens? A…

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New York City Adds 70 Electric Vehicles to Its Fleet

New York City Adds 70 Electric Vehicles to Its Fleet

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced yesterday the addition of 70 new electric vehicles to the official New York City transportation fleet. The addition is made up of 50…

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Crosby Street Hotel is the First LEED Gold Certified Hotel in NYC

Crosby Street Hotel is the First LEED Gold Certified Hotel in NYC

Crosby Street is the first New York property for the Firmdale Hotel company based in London, and has 86 individually designed guest rooms on 11 stories. Stonehill & Taylor…

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VIDEO: Human Breast Milk Cheese Comes to NYC With the Lady Cheese Shop

VIDEO: Human Breast Milk Cheese Comes to NYC With the Lady Cheese Shop

Would you eat human cheese made from breast milk? And if you would -- or wouldn't -- what does the idea of it mean to you? Humans produce milk (specially for little humans to eat), and…

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Some of Florida's Rejected $2 Billion in High Speed Rail Funds Go to New York

Some of Florida's Rejected $2 Billion in High Speed Rail Funds Go to New York

It was announced today that the money set aside for the Florida's rejected high speed rail line has been split up between a number of different projects around the country. The largest…

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New York City Officials to Use Plants to Help Control Sewage in the Gowanus Canal

New York City Officials to Use Plants to Help Control Sewage in the Gowanus Canal

New York City is planning to use a lot of green to clean up the Gowanus Canal.

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Atlantic Wind Backbone Now Will Extend into New York City Grid

Atlantic Wind Backbone Now Will Extend into New York City Grid

The Atlantic Wind Connection -- which we heard about back when Google decided to throw their funds into the project -- is now projected to reach all the way into the New York City grid,…

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New York City Doubled Its Solar Power Generation in 2010

New York City Doubled Its Solar Power Generation in 2010

Solar power generation in private homes and businesses doubled in 2010 in New York City and the surrounding area.

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NYU’s New $125 Million Power Plant is 90% Efficient, Cuts CO2 Output by 23%

NYU’s New $125 Million Power Plant is 90% Efficient, Cuts CO2 Output by 23%

New York University (NYU) just announced that their brand new super efficient CoGeneration power plant is now fully operational. NYU has been making their own power since the '70s --…

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NYC Launches Urban Technology Innovation Center for Green Buildings

NYC Launches Urban Technology Innovation Center for Green Buildings

New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg just announced the launch of the Urban Technology Innovation Center which will help fast track sustainable building practices by connecting…

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