Monthly Archives: July 2011

Energy Benchmarking Due

The deadline for filing energy benchmarking reports on properties over 50,000 sq. ft. is Monday. Friedland Properties and architect Costas Kondylis & Partners settled a fair housing case against the Melar at 250 West 93rd St., agreeing to pay $180,00 … Continue reading

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Your Check is Ready

If you bought anything from Carrier, Daltile, Delta, Honeywell, Boise Cascade or dozens of other building product manufacturers since January, ABO has a rebate check for you. Check out the details in this flyer and get your rebate forms in … Continue reading

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ETPA Guidelines

Lest we forget, there are towns in Rockland and Nassau with rent regulation too, and, as usual, their stabilized renewal guidelines were voted late. Rockland: 0 percent for one year renewals and 2 percent for two year renewals. Nassau: 2 … Continue reading

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Lead Tests Averted

After intense lobbying by NAHB and others, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rejected a proposal to require third party clearance testing under the Lead Renovation Repair and Painting Rule. The rule currently allows visual clearance testing and the change would … Continue reading

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DOB Web Wish List?

What new web services or information do you want from the Department of Buildings? The International Code Council is consulting with DOB on Internet services and ABO is meeting with the ICC in two weeks to discuss ideas. Send your … Continue reading

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Save the Date(s)

Save the Date: ABO Summer Event August 10th 6 – 8 p.m. Click here for details. Enjoy sunset over the new High Line Park. Invitations will be out next week. Contact Dan Margulies at ABO for sponsorship opportunities. And more … Continue reading

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Strike Averted

International Union of Operating Engineers Locals 14 and 15 reached new three-year deals just before midnight last night, according Crain’s New York Business. Louis Coletti, president of the Building Trades Employers’ Association said the unions “made major adjustments” in order … Continue reading

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