AirCasting Hunts Point

Here’s an updated CrowdMap, created through the participation of Bronx Design & Construction Academy students in Sustainable South Bronx’s AirCasting program! Students will collect more data on particulate matter / pollution in our community, and analyze it in the coming weeks. This data will be used to help students advocate for environment justice in our community through outreach to community organizations and community boards.

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AirCasting the South Bronx!

Check out this map create by Bronx Design & Construction Academy students through their participation in Sustainable South Bronx’s AirCasting program!

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BDCA E2RC Update!

Architectural Drafting Students at Bronx Design & Construction Academy kick started our Energy Environment Research Center project by surveying the construction site today! Here’s our timeline for the project:

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Winner! Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators!

Every year the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognize outstanding kindergarten through grade 12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a context for learning for their students. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awards the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators to nationally honor, support and encourage educators who incorporate environmental education in their classrooms & teaching methods.

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Divvy Power Project Funded!

DivvySolar, a solar photovoltaic crowd funding platform, recently helped us fundraise to turn our pilot study into a full scale study to further prove that solar panels and green roofs can co-exist on the same roof and actually perform better together! Thanks for everyone’s support!

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Eagle Slope Solar Farm

Check out this cool Divvy Project, helping Eagle Slope Solar Farm in the South Bronx go solar! http://divvysolar.com/projects/eagle-slope-solar-farm/

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Daily News Article!

Bronx school beats out deep field to snag international award!

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