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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.

Some Solar Energy Is More Equal Than Others

Written by Marianne Schaefer on April 27, 2017

New York City

Public Service Commission raises value of surplus solar going back into the grid.

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Solar energy output has increased eightfold in the past five years.

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“Nobody ever says, ‘There wasn’t a fire in the laundry room today!’”

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Good news on the eve of the 47th Earth Day.

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Cogen Now Available to the Little Guys

Written by Lisa Prevost on April 14, 2017

New York City

New technology is making cogeneration affordable for smaller co-ops and condos.

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OneTitle is latest to make co-op and condo offering plans available online.

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Read This Before Switching to LED Lights

Written by Bill Morris on April 06, 2017

New York City

Eagerness to improve energy efficiency can put rebates out of reach.

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Brooklyn condo building devotes a terrace to growing food.

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The Unseen, Unsung Heroics of a Super

Written by Bill Morris on April 04, 2017

Murray Hill

“The unseen stuff a super does every day prevents catastrophes.”

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The burning of used motor oil blended with heating oil continues across the city.

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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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