There’s a new breed of eco-friendly building superintendents in #NYC thanks to the 1,000 #Green Supers program

There’s a new breed of eco-friendly building superintendents in #NYC thanks to the 1,000 #Green Supers program

There’s a new kind of building superintendent in New York City. They’re union, they’re environmentally conscious – and they’re graduates of a program called 1,000 Green Supers. The Thomas Shortman Fund of building service union 32BJ, the largest property-service workers union in the country – with more than 70,000 members in New York City alone – is intent on creating a more environmentally sound New York, one building at a time. Photo © Jean-Pierre Vilespy/flickr There's a new breed of environmentally conscious building superintendents in New York City thanks to a recent program called 1,000 Green Supers. ----- Advertising ----- About half of the cost of the program is covered by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act through the Department of Labor. This 40-hour class is designed to help building workers learn how to increase their building’s efficiency and train to ...

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