As an attendee of yesterday’s Day One of a 2-day event at the Javits Center, I was walking the green walk, thanks to Schein Media and NY House, sponsors of the Green Pavilion of the BuildingsNY Show. While the rest of the show was awash with blue carpet, this special section of the show rolled out the green carpet for exhibitors along the long, green, aisle. With a kick-off presentation by Donald Trump, Jr and his sister, Ivanka, and a full program of educational seminars, the conference was abuzz with info and technology regarding New York’s residential and commercial building biz.
I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Jonathan Schein (President and Publisher), Paul McGinniss and other members of the Schein Media and NYHouse team. Jonathan’s vision and views regarding the green building industry are bright and inspiring — follow along with his “two hot properties” — the beautiful monthly, New York House and his new, sister publication New Jersey and Company, to keep up with all the latest in green building news and product innovations.
My senses were on overload in the convention center, but I managed to glean a lot of solid green info from many of the exhibitors in the hall; here are a few of the standouts: (more…)