“It’s called Community Distributed Generation. It’s a program that New York State created for developers of small electricity generation sites. The energy developer installs the project, and individual ‘subscribers’ apply for the project benefits. Anyone with an electric or utility bill can subscribe to the project. Those individual subscribers get a discount on their utility […]
FirstService Residential, the leading manager of residential properties in the New York region, announced average monthly savings of up to $10,000 – or 6 percent in electricity costs – for participating condominiums and cooperatives in its management portfolio subscribed to a Community Distributed Generation (CDG) project. The monthly savings directly offset electric delivery charges, which […]
FirstService Energy will host a series of two webinars with Logical Buildings – Earn Money & Reduce Carbon For LL97 Using Live Data through SmartKit AI and Grid Rewards Programs – on Tuesday, January 24. The 10:30 a.m. slot will be focused on engagement and participation for supers, resident managers, and operators. The 6:30 p.m. slot will […]
FirstService Energy president, Kelly Dougherty participated as a panelist for NYSBA’s virtual event, Challenges And Opportunities In Financing Energy Improvements In Multifamily Buildings. Featured topics include Local Law 97 and strategies and funding resources. Visit NYSBA for more information.
New York City building energy codes are becoming more stringent, and will continue to do so as city agencies work to reduce carbon emissions in new and existing buildings. In an article published by The Cooperator Kelly Dougherty, president of FirstService Energy, discusses why carbon studies are the best first step for buildings looking to curb emissions and gain […]
Around the country, building owners, residents, buyers and developers are asking more questions about reducing annual utilities, conserving water and measures to improve overall energy efficiency. FirstService Energy president Kelly Dougherty discussed the value of sustainable design and renewable energy systems in a recent article by Commercial Property Executive.
The Case for Benchmarking: Did you know that buildings in the United States account for 40% of total energy consumed? This equates to roughly $450 billion spent on energy bills each year. The greenhouse gas emissions associated with this energy use is approximately 40% of the nation’s total output. One of the most cost-effective ways […]