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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.

Lower Building Emissions Are a Boon Public Health

Written by Marianne Schaefer on November 09, 2017

New York City

Greener co-ops and condos are making New Yorkers healthier.

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Massive complex is spending $10 million to install 10,000 rooftop solar panels.

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The Making of “Black Gold”

Written by Bill Morris on October 30, 2017

East Side, Manhattan

Organics recycling produces compost that enriches city’s soil.

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Organics Recycling's Newest Convert

Written by Bill Morris on October 20, 2017

Stuyvesant Town, Manhattan

Stuy Town and Peter Cooper Village embrace the brown bin.

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New report card gives high marks, with major challenges ahead.

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Despite Trump policies, renewable energy is growing in U.S.

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Organics Recycling Wins a Major Convert

Written by Bill Morris on October 06, 2017

Gramercy Park, Manhattan

Curbside pickup has come to Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village.

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“Shortfall Insurance” Protects Solar Investments

Written by Lisa Prevost on September 26, 2017

Kew Gardens Hills, Queens

Policy guarantees savings even if the sun doesn’t shine.

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Mayor de Blasio proposes new requirements for 14,500 city buildings.

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Now There’s Insurance Against Cloudy Days

Written by Lisa Prevost on September 18, 2017

Kew Gardens Hills, Queens

A Queens co-op invests in a unique policy to protect its solar investment.

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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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