Cogeneration growth in New York City | Trystate Mechanical Inc

Energy conservation arguably is the most important aspect to environmental preservation from the perspective of electrical generation. Electricity generation attributes to nearly half of carbon emissions in the US. The process produces more pollution than any other industry in the country. This issue has been getting more attention as of late, and with the mention…

The Spectrum of Corporate Responsibility by Ryan Rex

Cooling India – Annual 2015 – Featured Article Page 90 Corporate responsibility is an important factor to recognize when thinking about sustainability and the amount of money that goes into large-scale energy reduction projects. Companies, both large and small, sink barrels of money into projects for a single purpose: to live better. Although the media…

The BMW i3

I was given a BMW i3 to film for an extended test drive. Being an electric car enthusiast, I decided to make it both a family video and promotional video to show my appreciation. It’s a great car for anyone who is in the market. The song, “I’m Going Home” is original music by Krista…

Tree Hugger’s Anonymous

Tree hugger. What is a tree hugger? Who are they and what do they do exactly? Let’s examine the term. By definition, the Urban Dictionary defines a tree hugger as “an environmentalist or one who believes trees and all living things should not be cut down or harmed. Someone who works to protect the environment…

The Lake House

This is the home of my friend Jonathan David Lake. He’s a cancer survivor who found solace in going green and building himself a sustainable home, and he did it ten years before going green was even a thing. Jon and I are looking forward to collaborating on future projects to bring his story, and…

Stimmel Design on Caesarstone Countertops

This is a testimonial we recently filmed based on the uses for Caesarstone countertops by world renowned kitchen and bathroom designer Dave Stimmel of Stimmel Design.

Is Going Paperless a Digital Magic Bullet?

It is said that each person in the US uses about 749 pounds of paper annually, which equals nearly 4 billion trees being cut down. Compound that number globally, and we have a problem. The US consumes 30% of the world’s paper supply, and wasted paper accounts for close to half our trash. (1) Those…

US-India Alliance to Enhance Building Performance and Energy Efficiency

Cooling India_August 2014 This is the soft copy for the August edition of Cooling India, an HVAC trade journal for the country. The editor reached out to me to do a piece for this issue. I chose to research the longstanding relationship between the US and India, the world’s two largest democracies, and their impact…

Eco Property EP04: NextGen Heating

I was asked to go to Boston and visit an engineer who created a heating system for his house that’s 60% more efficient than the old system. I’m proud to see his hard work come to life. Great stuff.  

Testimonial

“There are a lot of people in the Residential Energy Efficiency field who talk about treating the home as a system. However, when asked who is responsible for the homes envelope, all the Energy Auditors and HVAC Technicians, I know, point at the other group. As further proof that no one is taking responsibility; less…

Testimonial

“Ryan Rex’s expertise in green building is as compelling as his passion for green building. And his knowledge around sustainable home improvement products is impressive – especially in light of the breadth and diversity of this category.” Krissa GlasgowSr. Manager of Environmental InnovationThe Home Depot