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Brooklyn Bio-Diversity

Posted on | August 2, 2009 | No Comments

 

brooklyn_monarch_butterflyWe just heard about the Windsor Terrace Greenway Project.
The group’s mission is to encourage residents in the Windsor Terrace area to plant butterfly and bird friendly plants to support travel for birds and butterflies between Prospect Park and Greenwood Cemetery (see map below).
We live just outside the greenway but we’ll be planting something butterfly friendly in our window boxes. ¬†Kudos to the organizers of this project for starting it.

Find out more at the brooklynbutterflyproject.org
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Established in 1999, Ellen Honigstock Architect PC is a full-service architecture and energy auditing firm based in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

Our solutions are environmentally conscious and the criteria we use are based on national standards developed to bring long-term saving, efficiency and well-being to our clients. Over 35 years combined experience building in New York City gives us an edge in meeting tough schedules and navigating the city's complicated requirements.

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As the Residential Green Building Advocate for the Urban Green Council since 2007, Ellen has been promoting sustainability in the residential marketplace in NYC.

In the position of Chair of the Homes Subcommittee the NYC Greening the Codes Task Force, Ellen has been heavily involved in recommending new green policy in NYC as related to updating building codes, rules and regulations.

Ellen teaches Building Science, Building Envelope, Water Conservation, Indoor Air Quality, Quantifying Energy and Green Building Plans at the 1,000 Green Supers program for The SEIU Local 32 BJ Thomas Shortman Training Fund.

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Ellen Honigstock, LEED AP
Ellen Honigstock Architect PC
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