2016 September
Focus on... Energy & The Environment

Energy Conservation
2016 September Getting the Lead Out

While Flint, Michigan may have been the highest profile case of water being contaminated with lead in recent years, lead is an issue that water systems across the country have to navigate and monitor closely. Earlier this year, elevated le…

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Energy Conservation
2016 September Boston Benchmarking Gaining Acceptance

In the business world, benchmarking is a management tool that is commonly used to analyze where one business stands in comparison to others in the same industry. For example, a doctor’s office might want to benchmark the practice to analyze…

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Energy Conservation
2016 September The Green Market

Sustainability is the watchword these days. All over the country, businesses and residences are being encouraged to go green, and condominiums, cooperatives and homeowners’ associations are no exception.  But not all condos/co-ops/HOAs are…

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Maintenance
2016 September Preparing Your Association for Winter

As the summer turns to fall, it can be expected that the falling leaves will die off and herald the arrival of winter. So it’s not surprising that the boards of condominiums, cooperatives and homeowners’ associations are always well-prepare…

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Q&A
2016 September Q&A: Age Limitations in an Active Adult Community

Q. I am a trustee for a small over-55 active adult condominium association in central Massachusetts.  We would like some guidance/information on how other associations have handled the issue of underage relatives moving in with their pare…

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