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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.

There’s a “wild forest” of obstacles, but the city keeps getting greener.

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An Innovative Approach to Water Conservation

Written by Frank Lovece on October 23, 2018

New York City

If you pay for what you use, you're likely to use – and waste – less.

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Planning is good. Long-range planning is way better.

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Storing electricity for use during peak demand times enhances savings.

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City and Long Island solar fetches more than in sunny locales.

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Turning Data Into Action

Written by Frank Lovece on September 25, 2018

A new tool can help boards plan their energy projects.

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Co-ops and condos are eligible for $4,000 rebate per charging port.

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State joins California in push to ban hydrofluorocarbons.

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Letter Grades for Buildings’ Energy Efficiency Get an F

Written by Lewis M. Kwit on August 23, 2018

New York City

Energy expert says grading system is broken due to fundamental flaws.

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New bill would mandate reforms to cut building emissions.

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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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