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April 20, 2017 – Expanding Green Roofs in NYC: A Dialogue with the City of Copenhagen

Green roofs promote a number of New York City’s environmental policy goals. They can cut a building’s electricity demand, filter harmful urban air pollutants including asthma-inducing particulate matter, provide disadvantaged communities with access to green space, and significantly reduce storm water runoff. Yet, despite their great potential, green roofs are still few and far between […]

February 28, 2017 – A conversation on Green Buildings with Anthony E. Malkin

On February 28th the Guarini Center held a talk about improving building energy efficiency entitled: “Stop the Greenwashing: A Conversation with Mr. Malkin, Chairman Empire State Realty Trust” In 2009, Anthony E. Malkin joined former President Bill Clinton and others to announce a pioneering initiative to retrofit a portfolio of properties in New York City, including […]