Reducing Peak #Electrical Demand: The Hidden Benefits of Cool Roofs | BDC University

“Reviews the concept of peak demand charges on electrical utility bills and provides analysis of the effect of cool or highly reflective roofs in reducing peak demand charges.”

http://www.bdcuniversity.com/reducing-peak-electrical-demand-hidden-benefits-cool-roofs?eid=216286244&bid=1604343

Nontraditional Places to Use Pendant Lights

“When you picture pendant lights, where do you see them in a house? Close your eyes and imagine it.

The first place you thought of was the kitchen island, right? You’re not alone. For many people kitchen islands and pendant lighting go hand in hand, and while they wouldn’t be wrong, I would say think bigger! Pendant lights are much more versatile than you may realize. Let’s take a look around the house at some places to hang them.”

http://realtytimes.com/consumeradvice/homeownersadvice1/item/48707-20161118-nontraditional-places-to-use-pendant-lights

Policy Pulse: FitCity 2016 | News (formerly known as eOculus) – AIA New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture

“FitCity 2016 is on 06.08.16 at BAM Fisher in Brooklyn, NY. Hosted by AIANY and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, FitCity is an annual conference that convenes stakeholders across diverse disciplines such as architecture, public health, urban planning, academia, and community development, to champion the role of design in creating healthy neighborhoods.”
http://main.aiany.org/eOCULUS/newsletter/policy-pulse-fitcity-2016/

Where else will you find great Brooklyn Real Estate? TerraCRG

Matthew Cosentino, at TerraCRG has two new properties available:

186 & 194 Herkimer Street and 643 Madison Street

3 brand new construction buildings, 29 residential units, with 15 year 421-A tax abatement in place without any affordable housing component. Here

A 44-unit newly constructed building at 902-908 Bedford Avenue

Property is in year 11 of a 25 year 421-A tax abatement, “The 65,000 gross SF building consists of huge units, with the vast majority being large three and four-bedroom apartments with two bathrooms. Five of the 44 units units are duplexes with direct backyard access, and 30 have private outdoor space, including the five penthouse units with private terraces.” Here

Interested? Contact Matt @ 718-395-1877.