Summary: The New York City Council Committee on Small Business and Committee on Environmental Protection held an oversight hearing on leveraged green business in New York City. Kevin Mannle, associate vice president, Facilities Management, was invited to testify at the hearing on how the hopstial's successful green program was created. To watch the hearing click above. Mr. Mannle's testimony begins at 2:12:38.
Web site: NYC.gov.
April 29, 2013
Summary: Press release from Mayor's office highlighting success of the first four universities and the first hospital (NYP/Queens) to achieve a 30% reduction in carbon emissions.
April 18, 2013
Summary: Article detailing installation of a green roof project at NYP/Queens in conjunction with Manhattan College School of Engineering.
December 5, 2012
Summary: Coverage of NYP/Queens's 2012 Earth Day Fair (en Espanol)
April 25, 2012
Summary: Even though budget considerations required an ambitions energy savings performance contact to be shelved, the hospital has attacked smaller sustainability projects with surgical precision.
Author: Heather Clancy
Publication: Green Tech Pastures on ZDNet
March 23, 2012
Summary: A brief summary of green activities at NYP/Queens and how they impact the environment.
February 18, 2012
Summary: NYP/Queens held their first Earth Day Fair, showcasing numerous green initiatives at the hospital.