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Tag Archives: Green

Green home-improvement tax plan moves ahead

Proposed legislation to give tax abatements for home improvements meeting green-building standards will move ahead. The Legislature’s Agenda/Charter Committee recommended a financial review of the legislation introduced by Legislator Joe Morelle Jr., D-Irondequoit. A report by county administration is due ...

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My Town Rochester website launched

My Town Rochester, a free, community-focused website, was recently launched to provide a place for community residents to share news, photos, stories, videos, event information and more. The site is available to all members of the greater Rochester community to ...

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Plaza is icing on cake of garage roof project

The new Civic Center Plaza does not look like a rooftop park, but that is exactly what it is, lying between the Rochester City Public Safety Building and the Hall of Justice. The attractive 3-acre park is actually part of ...

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Ortho Clinical wins award

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. of Rochester was recently named the 2012 recipient of the Champion for Change Award, presented by Practice Greenhealth. The award recognizes businesses and organizations that demonstrate successful accomplishments in “greening” their own organization and have assisted their ...

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Survey: New homes smaller, greener

The houses of the future — at least for the next five years — are going to continue a current trend of being smaller and greener. The smaller-size homes, according to a recent study by the National Association of Home Builders, are changing the ways homeowners use space.

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Purchasing specs for green products available

New York State Office of General Services Commissioner John C. Egan and Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Pete Grannis on Tuesday unveiled purchasing specifications to assist state agencies ...

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