Energy Inspections to Ring in the New Year

By Alex Rippere 2017 brought its share of challenges and opportunities when it comes to the energy code and its enforcement. The “fun” will likely continue in the year ahead. Retroactive application Last September, the mayor announced that the current energy code would retroactively hit existing buildings over a certain size, forcing their owners to… View more

Safety Initiative Targets Older Pedestrians

By Wayne Sheppard Last October, the terror attack in downtown Manhattan that claimed the lives of multiple pedestrians reaffirmed the need for improved pedestrian safety. Various safety initiatives are focusing on older New Yorkers. According to New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) statistics, the fatality rate for pedestrians over 65 who are involved in… View more