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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.

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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New bill would streamline applications for rooftop wind turbines.

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Full slate of festivities scheduled for the weekend.

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Green Team Goes After More Than Low-Hanging Fruit

Written by Paula Chin on April 13, 2018

Inwood, Manhattan

Committee helped Park Terrace Gardens slash energy costs.

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Co-ops and Condos Are Still Major Energy Wasters

Written by Marianne Schaefer on March 22, 2018

New York City

Boards need to take the long view on energy-saving projects.

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Now Everyone Can Tap Into Solar Energy

Written by Bill Morris on March 08, 2018

East New York, Brooklyn

City’s first “community solar” array overcomes all obstacles.

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Con Ed is offering up to $75,000 per building to the lucky few.

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Solar Power Is Booming Across New York State

Written by Adam Janos on February 08, 2018

New York State

City’s co-ops and condos face challenges – and opportunity.

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Solar Power Is Booming Across New York State

Written by Adam Janos on February 08, 2018

New York State

City’s co-ops and condos face challenges – and opportunity.

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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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