Case Study – Metro Group Emergency Response Restores Heat and Hot Water to 100 Units on the Upper West Side

Emergencies can arrive at any moment, leaving residents and building managers in urgent need of assistance.  When crisis struck our New York City client, leaving over 100 apartments on the Upper West Side without heat and hot water due to a gas leak, Metro Group quickly responded, demonstrating our commitment to reliability and efficiency. Top […]

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Safeguarding Water Quality – A Comprehensive Guide to Backflow Prevention Compliance in New York State

Water is a precious resource, and its safety is paramount.  The journey of your drinking water from the city’s mainline into your property is typically a one-way flow, guided by pressure.  However, the potential for fluctuations in pipe pressure poses a risk of water flowing backwards, potentially contaminating the public water supply with hazardous substances. […]

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Case Study – Metro Group Eliminates #4 Oil for Mid-Town Manhattan Customer

In mid-town, Metro Group upgraded a heating system to meet the latest DEP/DOB fuel oil and energy use requirements.  This not only ensured compliance but also eliminated the use of the city’s most polluting fuel, #4 oil.  Explore the details of this sustainable heating overhaul and its positive impact on mid-town residents. Navigating Compliance Regulation […]

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Cooling Tower Compliance – How current law can be changed for accuracy

Cooling tower

One of the most burdensome requirements of New York City’s cooling tower compliance law is the 3-times-per-week cooling tower water quality testing obligation. This requirement calls for testing of pH, conductivity, temperature, and biocide chemical level three times each week, with no more than two days in between testing. For most building owners, fulfilling this […]

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Bottom Blowdown – The Right Way

The sequence of valve operation in boiler blowdown is extremely important. Despite the variety of procedures in practice, there is one, and only one, proper sequence in opening and closing the bottom blowdown valves of the boiler. The opening sequence is to open valve B first and then valve A. The closing sequence is to close valve […]

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Westchester County Local Law #9014-2016

To all our friends in Yonkers, Bronxville, New Rochelle, White Plains, Hartsdale, or any of the other amazing towns in Westchester County still burning No. 6 oil in your boiler – are you aware of Local Law #9014-2016 and did you know you only have until July 31st of this year to switch to a cleaner-burning […]

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