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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.

Demand Response: Getting Paid to Reduce Kilowatts

Written by Carol Ott on January 29, 2019

Demand Response is the Con Ed program that gives some to get some.

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A New Way to Cut Shipments to Landfills

Written by Kaya Laterman on January 24, 2019

New York City

Department of Sanitation has a program to link people and usable goods.

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Don’t Touch That Steam Boiler – Yet!

Written by Tom Sahagian on January 11, 2019

New York City

Heat pumps will be vital in reducing buildings’ carbon emissions.

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Ambitious plan to produce all electricity from renewable sources by 2040.

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Sometimes even the low-hanging fruit can yield sweet savings.

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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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