Elegran Edge
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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 "Renewable Energy Sources"

  • 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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  • Contest Challenges Young NYC Minds to Think Green By Olivia Smedley | November 21, 2013

    Contrary to popular belief, New York is actually a very energy efficient city. No longer can it be said that it is the dirtiest place in the US, and it is only becoming cleaner. Many buildings being built in Manhattan and the outer boroughs now reach LEED certification for sustainability, which makes both homeowners and building owners very happy.

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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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  • Bloomberg’s MillionTrees NYC Project Succesfully Underway By Liam Delaney | November 28, 2012

    New York City is getting greener every day thanks to Mayor Bloomberg’s project MillionTrees NYC. MillionTrees NYC is attempting to plant and care for one million new trees across all five boroughs within the next decade, the stated purpose being for New Yorkers to benefit from cleaner air, cooler streets, and, of course, their inherent beauty. While the goals of this project are a great example of sustainable development in New York City, the true allure of it lies in the volunteer opportunities to plant trees, take stewardship over them, and educate communities on environmental care.

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  • Randall's Island: The Cutting Edge of Green Technology By Daniel Muhlenberg | April 03, 2012

    Randall’s Island seems like an unlikely host for the most innovative collection of green technologies in New York City’s history, but this Manhattan island will soon be the center of a unprecedented plant that combines solar, wind, and tidal energy. The stakes may be low - the plant will be used to power lights around Randall’s Island, most notably on the baseball diamonds - but, if it works, the venture could still permanently change the quality of life for residents of Manhattan apartments.

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