Sustainability

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Championing Energy Efficiency for NYers

Daphany Rose Sanchez is passionate about ensuring that all New Yorkers have access to energy efficiency.

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Piloting a New Way to Recycle at Brownsville Houses

Brigitte Vicenty gets excited when she sees bags full of recyclables collected outside the Brownsville Houses Community Center, because her dream of increasing recycling participation at NYCHA and citywide is coming true.

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Energy Upgrades For 15 NYCHA Developments

As part of NYCHA’s Energy Performance Contact (EPC) program, $104.6 million in upgrades are coming to 15 developments in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens, home to 15,000 families.

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Rooftop Solar Gardens Coming to NYCHA

Rooftop solar gardens will be built on 189 NYCHA buildings at 28 developments across the city to increase New Yorkers’ access to low-cost solar power as part of NYCHA’s ACCESSolar program, which stands for “ACcelerating Community Empowered Shared Solar.” Construction is expected to begin by winter 2019.

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It Takes a Village to Save the Neighborhood

NYCHA Supports Resident- and Community-Led Sustainability Initiatives

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Clean, Green Comfort

$103 million in sustainability improvements reduce costs and improve quality of life

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NYCHA’s Going Solar

NYCHA has launched its first large-scale solar program, which will use light and heat from the sun to provide clean, low-cost energy to low- to moderate-income New Yorkers, including public housing residents. The program will also create jobs for NYCHA residents in the growing solar industry.

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Testing New Tech In Brownsville

Brownsville Houses will be home to one of the City’s first NYCx Co-Lab challenges, a neighborhood-based collaboration to test new technologies to help solve that community’s most pressing needs. On October 23 at Osborn Plaza in Brownsville, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño Jr., and NYCHA General Manager Michael Kelly announced the new venture.

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Celebrating Your Success!

On June 9, NYCHA and GrowNYC threw a party to celebrate the Authority’s major achievement— reaching full recycling compliance at all 328 NYCHA developments.

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Less Energy, More Comfort

There was a time, not so long ago, when residents at Howard Avenue Houses in Brooklyn weren’t happy with their drafty windows, but thanks to $1 million in energy-efficient upgrades recently completed at the development, the drafts have been replaced with pleasantly controlled temperatures, regulated heating and cooling costs, and even safety improvements.

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