Category: Energy Conservation

Energy Conservation
Squeezing Your Own Juice

Every board wants to keep expenses under control on behalf of their constituency - and cutting energy costs is one way to save big. In this clip, three energy conservation pros discuss cogeneration, and its potential benefits for buildings …

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Energy Conservation
Save Your Energy

When it comes to energy, conservation is the watchword – not just as pertains to usage (although definitely that!) but also to cost. This may be especially true for New York City's condominium and co-op buildings, in which volunteer boards …

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Energy Conservation
Multifamily Laundry Technology

If you're not fortunate enough to have a washer/dryer in your apartment, the next best thing is a communal laundry room -- and those facilities have come a very long way since the days of bleak, fluorescent-lit basement spaces with a couple…

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Energy Conservation
Multifamily Energy Conservation

Saving energy -- and thereby cutting costs and reducing a building community's carbon footprint -- is a concern for an increasing number of boards and residents. In this quick clip, a conservation pro talks about technologies and innovation…

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Energy Conservation
Submetering for Savings

There are lots of things co-op and condo buildings can do to reduce energy waste and save themselves and their residents money. Submetering is one way - and here, an energy pro discusses a few key points boards should know when contemplatin…

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Energy Conservation
2018 September Environmental Irritants

‘Home sweet home’ can become un-sweet very quickly indeed when the physical environment you’ve worked hard to create becomes a source of environmental toxicity. Chemicals, smoke, pet dander, and mold, along with other allergens and irritant…

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Energy Conservation
2018 September Silencing Leaks

Plumbing is a minor miracle: clean water, on demand, and at the temperature one chooses in his or her apartment. What would have been the height of luxury just a couple of generations ago is now considered a bare necessity. Miraculous as it…

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