Sunday, March 22, 2009

Boards struggle with environmental issues

Co-op and condo board politics have become even more fraught as environmental issues have entered the equation. Energy and green committee members have started lobbying their neighbors to approve environmental projects like solar power for their buildings. At the 244-unit River Arts co-op in Washington Heights, some residents are advocating the building's investment in solar power, while other residents are worried that the co-op won't get back its initial investment in the green initiative.

The New York Times: It’s Not Easy Turning Co-op Boards Green

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