From our disposition to our weather, New York City is not necessarily the sunniest of places. But a spate of promising new solar projects suggests that solar’s outlook in NYC might be… brightening. (Sorry)
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They’re about as beautiful a manifestation of green building as exists, and benefit from a generous tax credit. So why aren’t green roofs catching on in New York City?
To bust out of niche-practice purgatory, green building practices need to deliver savings, quickly. All of which makes it more encouraging that green building practices are increasingly delivering savings. And quickly.
For awhile, Slate was satisfied just to be one of the more consistently engaging/occasionally enraging sites on the Internet — well, satisfied to be that and to run dazzling features from one of the finest young writers of his generation. But in recent years, they’ve done a lot of innovating. Yes, there’s still a lot of “what you think is bad is actually good” feature-ing, but there are also a ton of new spin-off blogs and aggregations and videos and such. Apps, presumably. (The young people are always talking about the apps). One such new addition to Slate is The Hive, in which Slate’s readership’s collective intelligence is brought to bear on a particular problem. This is made all the more interesting, and gbNYC-relevant, by the fact that the first subject The Hive is tackling is the greening of Slate writer Daniel Gross’ Connecticut home.