Category: Energy Conservation

Energy Conservation
Installing CHP Equipment

Contained heat and power (CHP) systems are one way for multifamily buildings to reduce both their carbon footprint and their operating costs, but many boards (and residents as well) have concerns about the expense and process of installing …

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Energy Conservation
Energy Procurement Resources

Condos and co-op communities have an array of choices when it comes to how and from where they get the energy that keeps their lights on and climate comfortable. In this clip, an energy market pro gives boards and managers some useful tips …

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Energy Conservation
Energy Waste in Multifamily Units

There's more to hunting down energy waste than just caulking drafty windows and turning off lights when you leave a room. In this short segment, a multifamily energy expert discusses ways for buildings and HOAs to cut back on energy use, sa…

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Energy Conservation
2017 November LED Lighting

In residential properties, lighting – both its quality and its efficiency – is often as important as the fixtures in which bulbs themselves are placed. This applies particularly to LED light bulbs, since they’re directly tied to monthly ene…

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Energy Conservation
Energy Equipment Upgrades

Upgrading, retrofitting, or replacing building equipment and fixtures can be a tough sell -- sometimes it's hard to get residents to understand that money spent now can mean even more money saved later. In this quick clip, find out about te…

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Energy Conservation
2017 September Cleanliness Is... Greenliness?

Cleaning products should, ideally, have one primary function: to make things less dirty. But once one delves deeper into the overall goal, things get more complicated. For instance, what makes something really clean? Does it mean to look sh…

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Energy Conservation
2017 September A Look at Cogeneration

The majority of residential buildings in New York City obtain power from Con Edison or secondary energy suppliers. But in recent years, boards and managing agents have investigated, and in some cases, installed “cogeneration” systems that a…

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