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A Map to Help You Make Going Solar Easier

Over the last few years in New York, there has been a push to get as many people on renewable energy as possible. Last September, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City was looking to increase its goal of solar power capacity to…

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Weathering the Storm Warnings

A panel of emergency preparedness experts told board members and managers how to prepare their buildings to weather coastal storms, like 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, safely. In the recent installment of Argo University for Boards at Manh…

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The Pokémon Go Craze

Pokémon Go has taken America by storm. But if you're perhaps one of the few people who haven't heard yet about the popular video game app that has been in the news recently, here's a refresher: Pokémon Go lets smartphone users explore…

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2008 Sept Understanding What You Use Helps to Conserve

With the constant rise in energy costs, the use of “peak generating plants” and increased individual energy consumption, we are seeing a direct impact on our monthly electricity bill. According to Con Ed, July 2008 set a new record of 6…

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2008 Aug Green Building Insurance Practices

One impact of climate change is being felt as natural disasters of increasing frequency and strength are causing extensive damage to homes and businesses. The four hurricanes of 2005—Katrina, Rita, Wilma and Dennis—caused more than $57 b…

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2008 June Tracking Building Energy Usage

Recent studies of energy usage in multifamily buildings have revealed that the least efficient buildings use up to seven times the energy of the most efficient—even when those buildings are otherwise similar. It should surprise few …

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