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How to Save Water and Energy

As the landlord of a large building in the Tri-state area, you know exactly how much you spend on water and energy. Water in New York City is currently $10.33/100 cubic feet and energy in commercial properties is 15.06¢/kWh — the second highest in the nation! So obviously, if there was something you could do to lower your costs, you would do it — pronto!

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NYC's New Water Rates Increase (How to Avoid Paying More)

It's been called "the champagne of drinking water," and for good reason. Compared to other major cities, New York City water is pricey. And if you've been the landlord of a multi-family building for the past several years, you are all too aware of the skyrocketing costs of water.

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The Difference Between Leak Detection Inside vs. Outside the Unit

Water is the largest expense for building owners in New York today. Not only do landlords need to pay for water that is used, but they also have to pay for water that is wasted. The fact is, leaky faucets and toilets can add tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars to a landlord’s annual bill. In any given a building with 500 toilets, there can be at least 100 leaks a day, which translates into 9 million gallons of wasted water and $120,000+ extra in costs. 

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The Myths of Low-Flow Fixture Savings and What to Do About It

Some of life’s greatest pleasures are the simplest.

The invigorating feeling of stepping outside on the first day of your favorite season; the comforting taste of your favorite dish, cooked to perfection; and the enjoyment of catching up with old friends over a cup of (fill in the blank).

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