Building Blocks - New York League of Conservation Voters
Sponsored by the
Office of Westchester County Executive
Robert P. Astorino
New York League of Conservation Voters
June 5, 2013
Building Blocks for Energy-Efficient Homes
Wednesday, June 5 a 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Westchester County Center
5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Registration and vendor displays
Introduction by Deputy County
Executive Kevin J. Plunkett
Welcome address from
County Executive Robert P. Astorino
6 p.m. to 6:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion Part I: Greening
your home to maximize its value.
Panelists include industry
professionals who will inform the
audience about the latest in energy
efficiency and environmentally
Judy Martin, Principal, Green Home Consulting
Susan Anthony, Interior Designer
Upcoming President of ASID Metro NY Chapter
Leah Caro, RE broker/owner
Bronxville-Ley Real Estate, LLC
Jared Haines, President, Mercury Solar
Christina Griffin, Architect and Principal
Christina A. Griffin PC
Sean Murphy, Principal
Murphy Brothers Contracting
6:40 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.
6:50 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion Part II:
How do you get started?
What are the existing residential
incentive/financing programs to help
pay for this? What other residential
incentive/financing programs are
Pamela Lippe, Principal, e4 inc,
NYLCV Westchester Chapter board
Tom Bregman, Director
Kristina Klimovich, Associate
John Sullivan, Architect
Energy Efficiency Specialist
Program Manager, Honeywell
“Building Blocks for Energy-Efficient Homes”
is sponsored by the Westchester County Executive’s Office
and the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund.
& Energy Programs
Builders Association of the Hudson Valley (BAHV)
The BAHV is a nonprofit trade association representing the interests and needs of
the remodeling, residential and light commercial building industries in Orange,
Duchess, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester Counties since 1952.
Contact: Scott Wohl ([email protected])
Con Edison has a variety of Residential Energy Efficiency programs that are designed
to help customers use less energy, save money and help the environment.
Contact: Energy Efficiency Green Team
Energize New York
Energize New York utilizes and promotes the New York State/NYSERDA Home
Performance with Energy Star program. Energize NY is a municipal nonprofit that
assists homeowners through the home energy assessment process: filing the application, finding the right contractor, and answering questions about home performance and building science.
Contact: Heather Flournoy ([email protected])
Federated Conservationists of Westchester County
Federated Conservationists of Westchester County provides leadership that educates people about environmental issues, problems, and solutions; advocates
sound decision making; and works with groups and individuals to protect
Westchester's natural resources.
Contact: Alicia Molloy, Program Director ([email protected])
Green Building Professional Consortium
Green Building Professional Consortium (GBPC) provides consulting and planning
services for green building projects from the time the project is conceived until it
goes into construction. GBPC provides expertise in architecture, engineering, and
law as well as the fields of energy efficiency and building materials.
Contact: Peter D. Wolf ([email protected])
Green Mountain Energy
From electricity products made using clean, renewable sources like wind to carbon
offset products that help neutralize carbon emissions, every single product offered
by our company has an environmental benefit.
Contact: Corinna Ricard-Farzan ([email protected])
New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund
The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (NYLCVEF) educates,
engages and empowers New Yorkers to be effective environmental advocates.
Contact: Rebecca Sarivan ([email protected])
NYSERDA - New York State Energy Research & Development Authority
NYSERDA provides support to homeowners seeking to make their home more
energy efficiency through the sponsorship of New York State’s Home Performance
with ENERGY STAR® program. NYSERDA programs offer homeowners access to
free or reduced cost comprehensive energy audits for their home, cash incentives
for upgrading their home and low-interest financing.
Contact: ([email protected])
Our mission is to promote improved energy efficiency in buildings and use of PACE
and our strategy is to be a trusted source for information and resources to a growing coalition of PACE stakeholders that includes local governments, businesses,
industry service providers, labor and trade organizations, environmental groups
and private individuals nationwide.
Contact: Kristina Klimovich ([email protected])
The Southern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (SWEAC)
The Southern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (SWEAC) works with municipal environmental committees to collaboratively address sustainability issues that
save municipalities money in the areas of energy and waste management.
Contact: Nina Orville, Executive Director ([email protected])
Businesses & Vendors
Authentic Window Design
Marvin is the market leader in energy efficient windows and doors and AWD is Westchester’s
Authorized Marvin Design Gallery.
Contact: Anthony Riccobono ([email protected]) or Joe Capogrosso ([email protected])
Benjamin Moore Paints
The Green Promise® designation is Benjamin Moore’s assurance that its eco-friendly paint
and environmentally friendly coatings meet and exceed the strictest industry standards, while
also delivering the premium levels of performance you expect from Benjamin Moore.
Contact: John Fitzmaurice ([email protected])
1-800-344-0400 ext. 6104
“The Green Home Pros” Heating, Cooling, Quality Air & Smart Energy Renovations
Contact: Anthony Marmo ([email protected])
Davis & Warshow
Davis & Warshow offers a full line of high-efficiency toilets, shower systems, faucets and tub
Contact: Lisa DeDona ([email protected])
Envirocare Air Quality Restoration, LLC
Envirocare cleans, sanitizes, and insulates with environmentally-friendly and non-toxic products to deliver a healthy, comfortable, and efficient home or work space.
Contact: Jean Hamerman ([email protected])
Greener by Design
Greener by Design works at ecological restoration on every property it serves by mimicking
nature, and utilizing sustainable principles in our design, construction, and landscape care.
Contact: Richard Heller ([email protected])
Green Home Consulting LLC
Green Home Consulting is a unique, independent firm helping homeowners renovate or
build healthy, energy efficient homes.
Contact: Judy Martin ([email protected])
Klaffs of Scarsdale
Klaff's provides environmentally friendly products in all areas of decorative home design to
help homeowners maximize their energy efficiency.
Contact: Ben Alliker, General Manager ([email protected])
Mercury Solar Systems, Inc
Mercury Solar Systems provides turn-key solar design and installation services to homeowners and businesses in the Tri-State Area.
Contact: Chris Stabile, Sales Coordinator ([email protected])
Murphy Brothers Contracting
Known throughout Westchester County and beyond for building beautifully designed custom
homes, picture perfect whole home renovations and distinctive little commercial projects.
Contact: Michael Murphy (michael @murphybrothers.com)
National Resources is an innovator in sustainable design and energy efficiency with a focus
on transit oriented development.
Contact: Rose Hughes ([email protected])
The New Crystal Restoration Enterprises, Inc.
24/7 Emergency fire and water damage restoration services featuring green cleaning products. Certified green mold remediation.
Contact: Lisa A. Cordasco, President ([email protected])
revitaRUGS offers an organic, Eco-wise alternative for area rug cleaning that is effective,
healthy, and safe for the environment.
Contact Azita Goldman: [email protected]
Sunrise Solar Solutions, LLC
Sunrise Solar is the Hudson Valley's local solar provider. We design and install state-of-theart solar electric systems for homes and businesses and help our customers maximize their
Contact: Doug Hertz ([email protected])
VIOLET Interior Design
Violet Interior Design is a multi-faceted design company in which creative and technical solutions are applied to achieve a functional and aesthetically pleasing eco-friendly living environment from the ground up.
Contact: Pia Rivera ([email protected])
Westchester Home Magazine
Westchester Home Magazine is the region's comprehensive source for the best in home and
garden products, services and shops.
Contact: Ana Medina Mantini ([email protected])
914-345-0601, ext. 145, www.westchestermagazine.com
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