American Lung Association’s 2018 Fight For Air Stair Climb & After Party

Participants will race or walk up 19 floors of stairs in First Federal Plaza to raise awareness and funds for the American Lung Association's mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Registration is $25 through 9/15 and $35 until registration closes on 10/31. Participants commit to raising at least $100 by event day. There will be great exhibitors as well as an after party and awards ceremony to recognize top finishers. For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1049916278514817/

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ROC BioTech Professionals Networking at NextCorps

Rochester IEEE Young Professionals, in combination with ROC City BioBeers and NextCorps, is co-hosting a networking meet-up for Rochester area Biotechnology professionals at the NextCorps offices in the Sibley Building. Whether you work for a startup or a large company in the Rochester area, come utilize this free opportunity to grow your professional network in the Biotechnology space. Appetizers will be served courtesy of GreenSpark Energy and Rochester IEEE. Wine, beer, and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase at the cash bar. Please register for free through the IEEE Ticket portal. Registered IEEE members will receive a free drink…

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Solar Advice From One Local Rochester Area Business to Another

Do you wish you could talk to another business owner that’s already gone solar with GreenSpark and learn about their experience? Here’s your chance. Listen to Doug and Joan Allen as they give advice to businesses considering solar. We installed a 72.8kW solar array at Long Acre Farms in the Spring of 2015. The ground mounted solar array is expected to cover over 100% of the farms’ electric load and pay for itself in just five years. The array will save the farm, which hosts a winery and ice cream shop, over $300,000 over the expected life of the system.…

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Fall Craft Festival at Bay View Family YMCA

Need a unique holiday gift? Shop with local vendors at the Bay View YMCA! There will be a raffles for various prizes and concessions for sale! Vendors will be set up throughout the branch. The event is free to attend. Interested in being a vendor? Contact Anne Hossenlopp at anne.hossenlopp@rochesterymca.org.

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5 Ways to Help Get Company Stakeholders on Board With Solar

As solar-savvy professional, you’re probably well aware of the benefits of solar energy for businesses. You’re familiar with the cost and environmental benefits. You know about the generous federal incentives and tax credits. You understand that consumer trends lean towards companies that have sustainable business practices in place. You get it. The only problem? Your company’s decision makers and stakeholders may not be totally sold on the idea of solar for one reason or another. In order to show them all of the benefits solar can provide to their organization, you have to talk their language and broach the subject…

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3 Spooky Reasons to Power Your Rochester Home With Solar

Halloween is right around the corner, and with that comes lots of delightfully frightful fun. And while most things about this exciting time of year are entertaining, some things are just downright spooky and scary, like continuing to use fossil fuels and other traditional energy to power your home when you can use clean, affordable solar energy. On the surface, that might not seem that bad, but here a few scary facts – You’re spending more money than you have to Not only is solar energy affordable, but there are a variety of generous federal incentives and tax credits that…

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Sip, Stay, Sun Adoption event with Rescue Pit

Please join us for this Sip & Sun (Solar Happy Hour), hosted by Rescue Pit at The Lost Borough Brewing Co. Rescue Pit will have a handful of their adoptable dogs on-site. Come learn about how sweet and loving pit bulls really are! GreenSpark will be available to talk about solar. If you sign up for a free Solar Viability Check you can get $2 off your next drink at Lost Borough. If you decide to go solar, GreenSpark will donate $250 to Rescue Pit.

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Environmental Innovation Awards & Symposium at Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center

On Thursday, October 25, 2018 the Seneca Park Zoo Society will host the inaugural Environmental Innovation Awards & Symposium to recognize organizations and community members by honoring the inspiring stories of local and regional conservation and environmental efforts. Join us for a breakfast awards ceremony, followed by an Innovation Symposium led by renowned green design expert Bill Browning. The Environmental Innovation Awards celebrate leadership in environmental stewardship, raising the profile of innovative companies and people working to solve complex environmental problems in the Rochester and Finger Lakes Region.

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Seneca Park Zoo Environmental Innovation Awards & Symposium

On Thursday, October 25, 2018 the Seneca Park Zoo Society will host the inaugural Environmental Innovation Awards & Symposium to recognize organizations and community members by honoring the inspiring stories of local and regional conservation and environmental efforts. Join us for a breakfast awards ceremony, followed by an Innovation Symposium led by renowned green design expert Bill Browning. The Environmental Innovation Awards celebrate leadership in environmental stewardship, raising the profile of innovative companies and people working to solve complex environmental problems in the Rochester and Finger Lakes Region. For more information, visit: https://senecaparkzoo.org/innovation/

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