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Home Performance with Energy Star

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NYSERDA's Home Performance with Energy Star program performs home energy assessments to find ways to save on energy costs. It is a great resource for homeowners interested in learning more about energy efficiency.

From NYSERDA: "Home Performance with ENERGY STAR makes it easy to...

Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2013
Issue Area: 
Energy Efficiency
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Green Jobs-Green New York

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New York City faces many obstacles in creating an environmentally and economically sustainable city for all of its residents, including high unemployment, vulnerability to climate change, and air quality issues. Although low-income communities are disparately impacted by these challenges, they remain underserved in the provision of resources necessary to address them.
Green Jobs-Green New York is a statewide initiative to strengthen communities through energy efficiency, with a focus on small residential buildings.
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Empowering distressed communities to invest in energy efficiency projects that reduce energy bills and decrease greenhouse gas emissions, while also providing opportunities for work in the green-collar jobs that these projects create, can simultaneously work toward our city’s long-term...

Project Status: 
Active
Who's Working on this Project?: 
Rebekah Morris

The Farm to Factory Project

This report details a successful pilot project aimed at demonstrating the potential to meet New York City food processors’ demand for local ingredients grown in New York State- at both small and large scales.  Pratt Center surveyed food manufacturers in the five boroughs, revealing a...

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Issue Area: 
Urban Manufacturing
Date: 
Sunday, April 1, 2012

Farm to Bakery

This report summarizes a local food pilot project undertaken by Pratt Center for Community Development and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM).  Farm to Bakery sought to capitalize on the demand for quality locally-grown grains and flour by both New York City...

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Issue Area: 
Urban Manufacturing
Date: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013