2015 September
Focus on... Energy & The Environment

Energy Conservation The Green Movement
2015 September The Green Movement

Americans today are moving toward a more well-developed awareness of the environment, and what it takes to protect and preserve Earth’s natural resources. City dwellers and suburbanites alike typically recycle paper, plastic, and glass, an…

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Energy Conservation Don’t Trash This
2015 September Don’t Trash This

In days gone by, when you opened something up, you simply threw away the packaging. You ate your dinner and threw away the scraps, and you tossed your ratty old sweatshirt, t-shirt or jeans in the dumpster when they had more holes in them …

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Energy Conservation Power-Up!
2015 September Power-Up!

The process of producing energy to metropolitan condos and co-ops has dramatically evolved in recent years. It's advanced to the point in which Lewis Kwit, the president of Energy Investment Systems in New York City, makes a relatively acc…

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Energy Conservation A Green New World
2015 September A Green New World

These days, as the summers get hotter, the storms get bigger and climate change is finding its way into more headlines than ever before, more attention is being paid to the environment and how the average citizen can do his or her part to …

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Neighborhoods Oak Park, Illinois
2015 September Oak Park, Illinois

Renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright built a home and studio here, Ernest Hemingway learned to write the great American novel here and Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan mused about swinging from tree limb to tree limb, all in the village of Oa…

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Q&A Q&A: Removing a Board Member Without Cause
2015 September Q&A: Removing a Board Member Without Cause

Q We’ve noticed some irregularities lately in the way that our board conducts its business. Namely, we have some concerns about the financial viability of our association. Do the individual condo association board members and the board…

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Q&A Q&A: What about the Warranty of Habitability?
2015 September Q&A: What about the Warranty of Habitability?

Q I am in the process of looking for and buying a refurbished condo. The developer wants me to waive the implied warranty of habitability. I don’t think I should. Is this a normal practice and procedure? I am told that this building I’…

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