A recent study found that 75% of greenhouse gasses in New York City are generated by buildings, primarily multifamily residential buildings. These figures have prompted companies, utilities and the mayor's office to develop programs that incentivize green upgrades to entice multifamily building owners to curb emissions.  As part of this effort, FirstService Residential held its Third Annual Green Expo & Symposium on May 15 in New York.  

An article in the current issue of Multi-Housing News describes how a panel of industry experts, including FirstService Residential President Dan Wurtzel, emphasized the importance of participating in city programs before they are no longer available, as well as the win-win opportunities for buildings to save money, help the environment and enhance their property values.

Read the Multi-Housing News article here
Wednesday May 21, 2014