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A $1.5 million electrification project at 240 East 24th St. has eliminated the use of fossil fuels, installed more efficient heat-pump technology, and given residents better control of their heating and cooling, saving the co-op 20-30% on energy costs.

Alert Condo Super Spots Fake Certificate of Insurance

Written by Emily Myers on September 20, 2023

Kips Bay, Manhattan

Condo could have been liable for hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages.

Two months after a fatal accident, inspectors’ performance rated “poor.”

Tragic accident could add to burgeoning regs on elevator safety.

A Good Doorman Is Hard to Find

Written by Bill Morris on June 27, 2019

Kips Bay, Manhattan

Through 45 years of service, Julian Muscat became family at Victoria House.

Switching from heat to air-conditioning before May 31 is against the law.

A Mitchell-Lama Co-op Keeps Its Options Open

Written by Bill Morris on January 16, 2019

Kips Bay, Manhattan

Co-op can go to market rate without paying prepayment penalty.

Bookkeeping Goes High Tech

Written by Lisa Prevost on October 16, 2017

Kips Bay, Manhattan

Boards can say goodbye to stacks of invoices with a simple click.

A Kips Bay co-op gets a boost from cogen, while a Rockaways co-op scores a record block grant.

Kips Bay Co-op Finds Energy Nirvana

Written by Jennifer V. Hughes on January 13, 2017

Kips Bay

Cogen brings energy savings without depleting reserves or inflating maintenance.

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