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As co-op and condo decision makers, you want to do your part for the environment and do it efficiently and cost-effectively. Here are ideas on how you can, with the latest information on green products, energy conservation, and green building management.

How Will Co-ops and Condos Pay for Greener Buildings?

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 13, 2018

New York City

New bill would require retrofits to reduce carbon emissions by 2022.

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Buildings are big polluters. Trump’s are the biggest.

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Emission reduction goal is good for air, but tough on pocketbook.

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Find the Right Windows for Your Building and Your Budget

Written by Frank Lovece on November 27, 2018

New York City

European windows might be a good fit for New York buildings.

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Legislation seeks to clean up the city’s biggest polluters.

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There’s a “wild forest” of obstacles, but the city keeps getting greener.

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An Innovative Approach to Water Conservation

Written by Frank Lovece on October 23, 2018

New York City

If you pay for what you use, you're likely to use – and waste – less.

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Planning is good. Long-range planning is way better.

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Storing electricity for use during peak demand times enhances savings.

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City and Long Island solar fetches more than in sunny locales.

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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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