2014 September
Focus on... Energy & The Environment

Energy Conservation Top 10 Energy Tips
2014 September Top 10 Energy Tips

There’s probably not a condo, HOA or co-op board that doesn’t worry about money at some point or another, which is why staying on top of the latest money-saving opportunities is vital for any building or community to be successful. One of …

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Energy Conservation Submetering for Savings
2014 September Submetering for Savings

It’s a beautiful Friday night and you’re out to dinner with four of your best buddies. The restaurant's ambiance is exquisite and the food is divine. You’re on a budget, so you stick to ordering a delicious appetizer and some tasty soup, w…

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Energy Conservation The Recycling Cycle
2014 September The Recycling Cycle

Florida is trashy. Literally. Every day, the people living in the Sunshine State produce hundreds of tons of trash—paper, plastic, organic, metal, glass...you name it. Once all that garbage is carted away from their driveways and cur…

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Neighborhoods Sarasota, Florida
2014 September Sarasota, Florida

With its myriad of pristine beaches, environmental amenities, upscale boutiques and restaurants, not to mention the abundance of cultural events, Sarasota has proven itself to be a year-round destination for many of Florida and the country…

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Q&A Q&A: Smoking Rules
2014 September Q&A: Smoking Rules

Q The board has just implemented a new ban on smoking. However, they have indicated that those shareholders who smoke and were shareholders prior to the effective date will still be allowed to smoke in their own units, but not on the terr…

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Q&A Q&A: Looking for Information
2014 September Q&A: Looking for Information

I own a condo unit and recently I asked to get a copy of my building's insurance policy. The board's management told me that they only give this information out when an owner is buying, selling or refinancing, none of which I am doing. Am I…

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