New York's Cooperative and Condominium Community

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Take a peek behind the facades of New York’s co-ops and condos to find out who's fixing things up, and how much it costs? Articles in this section cover dozens of individual projects in co-ops and condos all over New York City. Learn how NYC co-op/condo boards met the challenges of the fix-up, and how you can use their experiences to smooth out yours.

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Persistence pays off for a board seeking to replenish its reserve fund.

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The SmartWatt Boiler generates heat and electricity, cutting carbon emissions.

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A New Source of Money for Co-op and Condo Energy Projects

Written by Bill Morris on February 22, 2023

New York City

Multifamily Express Green Loans can help boards comply with Local Law 97.

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With carbon capture, Manhattan tower has turned a liability into an asset.

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Combined heat and power will also eliminate fines under Local Law 97.

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By cutting waste, board saves big without major upfront costs.

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Fearing a gas shutdown, board takes a preemptive — and green — step.

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Sensors Avert Possible Flood at Queens Condo

Written by Bill Morris on January 18, 2023

Bayside, Queens

Leak in pipe to domestic hot water tank detected before it got serious.

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Aufgang Architects’ design uses sprinklers, sensors and other tools to fight fires.

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Strict construction standards eliminate fossil fuels and slash energy bills.

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Ask the Experts

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Learn all the basics of NYC co-op and condo management, with straight talk from heavy hitters in the field of co-op or condo apartments

Professionals in some of the key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise

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