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September 12, 2010

NYC Moves Forward on City-Wide Online Water Usage Tracking

Earlier this summer the City launched its new system for real-time, online water use and bill tracking for homeowners and businesses.  The system permits users to analyze water use, identify conservation opportunities, and detect leaks.  This online tool is part of a larger process to convert the city’s tracking system to Automated Meter Reading –. Read more…
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June 3, 2010

New York Times: Showing the Benefits of ‘Green’ Retrofits

Tuesday’s New York Times discussed the economics of green retrofits, and the Deutsche Bank/Living Cities Building Energy Efficiency Data Report — The practice of retrofitting buildings with simple, environmentally friendly technology like more-efficient boilers and better-quality windows has been around for years, but there is little research on how much energy these changes actually save. Read more…