Have you done an upgrade on your building?
Thoughts? Have you implemented any measures to protect your building from storms?
What do you think about contracting with an outside firm for superintendent services? Comment below on how your small property fills the role of superintendent.
Apply now for the new NYC Building Operator Training Program.
We know that disposing of Christmas Trees can mean a big headache for building staff. What procedures are in place for your building?
Some helpful information for tenets and building staff in the following article.
After the first heatwave of the season here are some reminders on the proper installation of Window AC units. Share with your tenants or post information in your building lobby to make sure everyone stays cool and safe.
Last Thursday, the NYC council adopted part of ASHRAE’s newly written Legionella Standard which covers registration and maintenance of cooling towers. Existing cooling towers will need to be registered within 30 days and new towers must be registered prior to becoming operational. All towers will need to be inspected, cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis and each tower must have a maintenance plan.
If your building has a cooling tower visit the NYC Department of Buildings to begin the registration process and learn more about the recently passed legislation.
What do you think of the new legislation? Should all of ASHRAE’s Standard have been adopted?
Urban Green Council launches a new website that lets you track your buildings’ energy improvements.
For buildings that have steam heat, something to keep your eye on.