By: Vanessa Meer, Manager of Water, Energy and Environmental Services and David Krieger, Community Director
What is Living City Block doing in Gowanus? Where is Gowanus anyway?
The Gowanus region of Brooklyn is one of New York’s oldest settlements, originally built around the pristine Gowanus Bay and Creek watershed, and once one of New York’s great wetland oases. With the industrialization of the Brooklyn waterfront in the 1800’s the Gowanus Creek became the Read More
Via Mike Cote, Planet-Profit Report – Living City Block aims to help building owners reduce energy consumption:
The biggest stumbling block to making existing structures more sustainable is to justify the upfront expense. Sure, making an office more energy efficient will save money in the long run, but when budgets are tight, such efforts get put on the backburner.
Living City Block aims to change that dynamic by helping building owners band together to Read More