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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.

Expert sees big problems with energy-efficiency grading system.

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New international scorecard ranks the U.S. far from the top.

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The Brown Bins Are a Hit at This Harlem Condo

Written by Marianne Schaefer on June 21, 2018

Harlem, Manhattan

Organics recycling is seen as an amenity at Strivers Gardens.

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State legislature supports two-year extension of popular tax break.

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“Incomplete data” on 2017 energy use pushes city to act.

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Another pioneer in the city’s burgeoning community-solar movement.

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City's co-ops and condos lead embrace of solar energy.

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Boards Need a Guide in the Renewable-Energy Jungle

Written by Frank Lovece on June 01, 2018

New York City

Consultants can help unravel technology, taxes, grants, and incentives.

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What, Exactly, Is “Green” Energy?

Written by Frank Lovece on May 21, 2018

New York City

Systems powered by fossil fuels don’t make the “renewable” cut.

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The Three Pillars of a Green Building

Written by Frank Lovece on May 07, 2018

New York City

Cash incentives, tax rebates and lower energy bills add up to a big payday.

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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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