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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.

After years of struggle, Georgetown Mews is finally installing solar panels.

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The Right Way to Switch to LED Lights

Written by Bill Morris on June 13, 2017

Upper East Side

Don't pluck that low-hanging fruit! Call Con Ed instead.

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East Village tower gets $10 million to build “disaster-resilient” infrastructure.

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Bill before the city council would require posting of energy-efficiency grades.

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Brooklyn Microgrid Helps Neighbors Trade Energy

Written by Bill Morris on June 05, 2017

South Park Slope

Revolutionary program turns energy consumers into producers and sharers.

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Co-op boards are finally embracing online applications from apartment buyers.

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Cogen Now a Good Fit in Smaller Buildings

Written by Lisa Prevost on May 02, 2017

New York City

New technology lets smaller co-ops and condos get in on cogen savings.

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Despite major strides, solar energy supplying a fraction of city's needs.

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Some Solar Energy Is More Equal Than Others

Written by Marianne Schaefer on April 27, 2017

New York City

Public Service Commission raises value of surplus solar going back into the grid.

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Solar energy output has increased eightfold in the past five years.

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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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