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What is Elegran Edge? It’s the blog where we bring together the biggest and best stories from our neighborhood blogs and agent blogs. If it’s happening in Manhattan real estate, you can find it here.

Articles about "LEED Certified Buildings"

  • NYC Going Green: The Rise of Energy Efficient Buildings By Laura Schier | July 11, 2017

    NYC is making great strides in becoming more environmentally friendly.

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  • COOKFOX: A Greener Real Estate Heaven By Nicole Ogaard | October 19, 2015

    COOKFOX Architects, a New York–based design and architecture firm, is making headway in merging sustainability and elegance.

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  • #TBT: Happy Birthday Chrysler Building! By Serena Horrigan | May 28, 2015

    This TBT we're celebrating The Chrysler Building, which turns 85 today! Let's take a look at NYC's iconic, and lesser known, Art Deco masterpieces.

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  • A Greener Future: OneNYC By Samantha Martinez | April 30, 2015

    Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recently announced his OneNYC plan, but what does this mean for NYC? How will this green movement affect our city's future?

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  • LEED Certification Getting A Makeover By Peter Black | November 06, 2013

    The grey, concrete metropolis—known by most as New York City—is getting greener. A lot greener.

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  • Adopt the Wellness Vibe in NYC By Clemence Fontaine | August 07, 2013

    After the LEED certification that is better for energy-savings and the environment, here comes the “Well Building Standard”, a certification that focuses exclusively on wellness. Delos is the real estate developer that has come up with this innovative idea and with the philosophy that a building should do no harm. As the wellness industry is burgeoning, the firm has thought of expanding the feel good vibe to housing and is today the pioneer of a standard for homes that is most likely to spread soon. 

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  • The Greenhouse Effect: Bright Farms By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 02, 2013

    We recently chatted with the public relations manager at Bright Farms - Kate Siskel at their Midtown office space. We chose their sunny outdoor patio to talk about the company’s vision, of skimming the supply-chain path from seed to shelf, their road to success, and the company’s future plans.

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  • Pricing Ahoy! The Jefferson Reveals Its Worth By Janna Allen | April 23, 2013

    A historic lot located on 211 East 13th Street in the East Village has been calling for a lot of attention. While it remained untouched for nearly a decade, the skeleton of an 8-story glassy condominium appeared within the past two years. Formerly dubbed the “East Village Mystery Lot,” the ground was once home to the vaudeville-infused Jefferson Theater, which was demolished in 2000.

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  • Go Green in Your NYC Home By Angela Richardson | April 22, 2013

    Happy Earth Day! While the green movement is going strong and shows no signs of backing down soon, we still have a long way to go. Here are five simple ways to make your living space eco-friendly while reducing your carbon footprint and thereby helping fight global warming.

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  • Celebrating Earth Day in New York City By Tim Sheehan | April 22, 2013

    Today, and every year on April 22nd, we observe Earth Day, where events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection and sustainability. With its relatively low level of emissions per capita, commitment to green initiatives, and some of the country’s top LEED certified buildings, New York City is often considered to be one among the leaders in sustainability in the urban environment.

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