Contact Us Careers

News

08.29.2014

The answer might surprise you.


While energy is essential to the livelihood of a building, it's often taken for granted. For the most part, the lights turn on every day and water runs. We're lucky enough to live in a time and place where that level of comfort is something we can rely on. So who can we thank? It takes a lot of time and effort from a lot of different people to keep a building up and running but it's really difficult to pinpoint who is actually in control of the one thing that actually keep a building, well, up and running: energy.

08.20.2014

Once you’ve accepted the ice bucket challenge, there’s no turning back. You have signed a verbal contract with your friends, followers and your own conscience to dump a perfectly good bucket-full of ice water on your head for the sake of awareness. The challenge has been an enormous social and financial success for the ALS Association, but what about all of that wasted water?

 

08.11.2014

And much more, when you’re saving on energy. Take a page out of Via Verde’s book.

08.04.2014

In response to the growing body of articles like this and this, and my personal observations as a South Brooklyn resident  

 

06.24.2014

Bright Power and the Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) are proud to announce that the results of our collaborative study, titled Energy and Water Savings in Multifamily Buildings, have officially been released. 

 

Energy and Water Savings in Multifamily Buildings

 

From the SAHF website: 

 

06.19.2014

We are proud to finally have the recently announced NY Bulk Energy Procurement Initiative for the Affordable and Supportive Housing communities up and running! 

 

NY Bulk Energy Procurement Initiative

 

For more, see the official press release included in full text below:

 

JPMORGAN CHASE, HOUSING AND SERVICES, INC., AND BRIGHT POWER LAUNCH BULK PURCHASING ENERGY PROGRAM FOR NEW YORK’S AFFORDABLE/SUPPORTIVE HOUSING COMMUNITY


06.12.2014

Vice President of Engineering Andy McNamara will be speaking on a panel titled The Energy Puzzle: Passive House, Renewable Energy and a Decarbonized Grid on June 17th at 10:15am.

 

NY14 Passive House Conference & Expo

 

From the NY14 website: 

 

06.10.2014

Bright Power is proud to announce the launch of the New York Bulk Energy Procurement Initiative (BEPI).

 

 

The initiative, funded by the J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation and in partnership with Housing Services, Inc., will join New York supportive and affordable housing communities with other nonprofit organizations to form a bulk energy purchasing pool. 

 

06.05.2014

Bright Power is proud to be sponsoring the Supportive Housing Network of New York's 2014 Conference. 

 

SHNNY 2014 Conference

 

From the SHNNY website: 

 

The nation’s largest supportive housing conference arrives this Thursday, June 5! Below, you'll find information on our full list of workshop titles, times, presenters and more.

 

05.06.2014

Bright Power's James Hannah will be joining a panel to discuss his experience with the NYSERDA Multifamily Energy Performance Portfolio (MPP) -- a group of energy efficiency programs and incentives offered by the agency. 

 

NYSERDA Power Events Registration

 

James will be participating in the 4:30 session on May 8th. Come out and join us!