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Managing Lean and Green 2009-2010 Schedule
The Pratt Center for Community Development, Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, and the Supportive Housing Network of New York invite you to a monthly forum to learn and share information about how to make your existing housing portfolio more energy efficient, healthier, and more financially viable.
Oct 7 How to Calculate Energy Use: Learn the basics of building science and energy use and how you can dramatically reduce your energy costs. .
Nov 4 Management Techniques to Reduce Energy Use: Find out what your management staff needs to know and how to train them
Dec 2 Greening Your Clean: Get tips on reducing indoor toxins through integrated pest management and use of green cleaning products.
Jan 6 Building Retrofits: Build your understanding of what they include, how they are financed and how to get started.
Feb 3 NYS Weatherization Assistance Program: Learn how and when to use it and how to maximize program benefits.
Mar 3 What's Up With the Price of Water? Dive into discussion of water costs and conservation.
April 7 Using the Sun to Power Affordable Housing: Get up to speed on solar thermal PV— how it works and how you can take advantage of incentives for nonprofits.
May 5 It's Alive! Making Green Roofs a Reality: Grow your knowledge about green roof construction, costs, and benefits.
June 2 NYSERDA Multifamily Performance Program: Find out how it works, who is eligible, and how you can combine your efforts with other programs.
July 7 TBD
When: Wednesdays, 10am - 12pm. Light breakfast provided.
Where: Pratt Manhattan. 144 W. 14th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues. Room 608.
Fee: $25 per session. (Participants are encouraged to attend the full series, though individuals may join any single session provided space is available)
Full payment is due prior to the start of this course. Make checks payable to Pratt Institute.
Mail payment to:
Pratt Center for Community Development
Attn: Managing Lean and Green
379 DeKalb Avenue, 2nd Floor,
Brooklyn, NY 11205