News & Events


Live Webinar: Earn Money & Reduce Carbon For LL97

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 […]

NYSBA: Energy Improvements Panel

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.

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Planning to install an EV charger in your condo?

President of FirstService Energy, Kelly Dougherty, is featured in Fast Company’s recently published “You bought an EV and want to install a charger in your condo. Now what?” discussing EV chargers as an essential utility.

Commercial Observer: Multifamily Owners and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

With the prospect of new regulations regarding gas-powered vehicles, EV charging stations are top of mind for multifamily owners. Read more here. Image from Commercial Observer

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Reducing Carbon, Saving Money – A Discussion with FirstService Energy President Kelly Dougherty

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 […]

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Kelly Dougherty, president of FirstService Energy, Featured in Commercial Property Executive

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.

Press Releases

FirstService Energy Appoints Kelly Dougherty as Vice President

FirstService Residential, New York City’s leading property management company, announced today that Kelly Dougherty has been appointed Vice President of FirstService Energy, the firm’s energy advisory subsidiary. As Vice President, Dougherty will serve as a leader in the identification and application of energy conservation measures for FirstService Residential clients, including nearly 1,000 condominiums, co-operatives and multifamily properties across […]

Like Restaurants, Buildings Will Get Grades (D’s for Energy Guzzlers)

New Yorkers are used to seeing letter grades on restaurants and bagel shops. Soon offices and residential buildings will be getting something similar. Beginning next year, midsize and large buildings will not only have to report how energy-efficient (or not) they are, they will also be required to post letter grades issued by the city, based […]


Cooling Tower Compliance Seminar

On April, 9th 2019 – The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and FirstService Residential hosted a Cooling Tower Compliance Seminar at the FirstService Residential NY main office. Over 130 Property Managers and building staff members were trained on maintenance compliance requirements of Local Law 77 and ways to avoid receiving violations for non-compliance. […]


Sustainability Expo

On May 23, 2019 — FirstService Residential New York and FirstService Energy hosted our annual Sustainability Expo. This year, the event focused on the recently introduced legislation entitled the ‘Climate Mobilization Act,”, a groundbreaking package of laws impacting New York City’s buildings. All buildings 25,000 sq. ft. and larger must comply with this ambitious act […]