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Jun 14, 2017 Philadelphia: Fire Escape & Fire Balcony Code Requirements
Fire Escape and Fire Balcony Inspections: New Philadelphia Code Requirement for all BuildingsAlan Jalón, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Regional Vice President, The Falcon GroupFire escapes have played an important role in the urban development of many Am...
Aug 4, 2016 Experience Counts in Complex High Rise Transitions
EXPERIENCE COUNTS IN COMPLEX HIGH RISE TRANSITIONSDon Brenner, Esq. | Stark and StarkTransition of control of the board of trustees of a condominium association can be particularly complex when the common elements include a high rise building. In the...
Aug 2, 2016 High Rise Maintenance & Management Coming to Philly
CAI's M-320 course will teach you how to address the unique challenges of multi-story communities. The course is part of CAI's Professional Management Development Program and will help managers earn the necessary credits to apply for and maintain the...
Jun 1, 2016 Philadelphia's Fa├žade Reporting Requirement
 Important Information for Property Managers in PhiladelphiaAs of June 30, 2015, all buildings more than six stories high or with other features more than sixty feet tall are required to file a written report with the City of Philadelphia on the...
Jun 15, 2015 Concierge - It's More Than Just a Word.
 The word concierge has long been synonymous with white glove service. However, I’d like to argue that many condo associations are putting too much emphasis on the word itself and not on the actions of its staff.  Over the last decade...
May 7, 2015 EPA Training for Energy Benchmarking in Multifamily Buildings
Energy Benchmarking in Multifamily Buildings: Using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to Track and Benchmark Building Energy Use in Condos, Co-ops, and Apartments This two-hour training will be offered on two different dates (June 10 and 11, 2015) a...
Apr 29, 2015 Philadelphia Expands Energy Benchmarking Requirements to Residential Buildings
On March 5th, 2015 Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed Bill #150011, amending the existing energy benchmarking law to include residential buildings.  Final details of the legislation are set to be released mid-late summer 2015.  &n...
Apr 23, 2015 Philadelphian Condo Featured in The Inquirer
The Philadelphian Condo Association, located in the Art Museum area of Center City Philadelphia, was featured on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 for its project to install a green roof. The project not only he...
Apr 3, 2015 Philadelphia's Association Staff Training Symposium a Hit
 On March 26, 2015, the Community Associations Institute’s Philadelphia Regional Council hosted the second annual Philadelphia Association Staff Training Symposium.  The event was held on the 33rd floor of the stunning and historic Lo...

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