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iAG Energy Helps Queens Condo Improve Energy Efficiency

When it comes to energy savings, a Queens condo is clued in.

Brook Haberman’s board is pretty savvy. At least, that’s what David Grumet thinks. Grumet is the director of operations at iAG Energy, a firm that performs energy audits, and he should know. He’s dealt with dozens of boards in the last year doing what he did for Haberman’s building: tracking down energy failings in accordance with recent laws.

The condo, at 143-51 Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing, is of relatively recent vintage: it was built in 1987 and houses mostly singles or working couples who recognize the condominium is, in Haberman’s words, “very, very well located.” It is within walking distance of the subway and a short ride to Manhattan. A 24-hour concierge guards the door of the 15-story, 135-unit building.

Three Clues

If its background is fairly typical of a certain type of New York high-rise, its board’s philosophy is anything but…  continue reading the article