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November 2nd, 2023

Winter Conditions Lead To Increased Risk of Electrical Fires: Here’s What Property Owners Can Do To Prevent Them

In any given year, the FDNY may respond to over 300,000 fire and non-fire emergencies. In addition to causing potential loss of life, the damage is devastating to property owners in the city. In the U.S., fire damage results in billions of dollars in financial losses. Electrical fires are the most common cause of residential

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October 19th, 2023

Can Cold Weather Lead To New or Worsening Electric Problems?

As a building owner in New York City, you likely notice that the winter brings many problems, including apparent electrical issues. Whether all cold-weather electrical problems result from temperature is debatable, but no one can deny that the weather exacerbates the situation. Some things are out of your control as an owner, but others may

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October 5th, 2023

A Day in the Life of a Smart Home: How Smart Technology Improves Life for NYC Condos and Co-Ops

A smart home is not sentient. Rather, it is an amalgamation of various devices and tools that integrate into a singular network to offer residents more control and dominion over their environment. Smart devices comprise a broad category. You can incorporate anything from security systems and thermostats to washers and dryers. As a property owner,

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September 21st, 2023

Does Heating Cost More Than Cooling? What To Expect From Your Bills as Summer Ends and the Weather Cools

Reviewing energy bills throughout the year is often demoralizing for tenants and landlords. The costs may vary monthly, but you cannot deny that winter and summer create the most expense. Still, which season is responsible for the greater expense? Does heating cost more than cooling? Generally, heating a property in New York City is more

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September 7th, 2023

Should You Install EV Chargers? Making Your Property More Attractive to Electric Vehicle Owners

As of March 7, 2023, about 158,000 electric vehicles were on the streets of New York City, with the number expected to increase over the next decade. The trend is the same across the country, with more than 320,000 EVs sold in the first quarter of 2023, 60% over the same period in 2022. With

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August 24th, 2023

Questions About Smart Meters? What You Need To Know About Smart Meters and Submetering

New York City continues to make strides toward a zero-emissions future, and part of that process requires developing a smart electrical grid system. Smart meters are essential tools in the development of the new grid. The city is asking residents and building owners to permit device installations. This request creates questions about smart meters and

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August 10th, 2023

Exterior Lighting Design: Enhance Building Aesthetics and Functionality with New Lighting Technology and Thoughtful Placement

As a property owner, the beauty and security of your buildings matter. New York City is full of architecturally significant structures. During the day, it is easy to appreciate the buildings and feel safe, but without adequate lighting, they lose their beauty and sense of security at night. Exterior lighting design is a crucial aspect

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July 28th, 2023

DIY Light Switch Installation Not Working? Common Problems and Solutions for Upgrading Switches

Property owners sometimes have hopes of saving money with do-it-yourself solutions. Unfortunately, not all DIY strategies actually are cost-effective — in fact, many can cost a building owner more than hiring a professional to begin with. Electrical work is particularly risky. A DIY light switch installation is a seemingly minimalist project that appears easy on

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July 13th, 2023

Fire Hazards in Apartment Buildings: Avoid Danger with These Electrical Upgrades to Pre-War Buildings

In January 2022, an electrical fire at Twin Parks North West in Fordham Heights claimed 17 lives. It was a significant loss and highlighted the risks of outdated electrical systems and inadequate safety knowledge. Many New York City buildings are pre-war structures with electrical infrastructure that predate current codes. Property owners must prioritize electrical upgrades

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June 29th, 2023

Single vs. Three-Phase Electricity: Why Pre-War Condo and Co-Op Buildings Need Electrical Upgrades

From the Dakota to the San Remo, New York City has an extensive supply of properties built before 1939, some dating back to the 1880s. Pre-war properties are desirable; current demands mean hefty rental fees for updated residences. Too many pre-war buildings use outdated single-phase electricity. This system offers an inadequate and inconsistent power supply,

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