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Press Releases 2011

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November 23, 2011
Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces 10 Tips for Contractors to “Winterize” Their Construction Sites in Preparation for the Winter Season.
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November 22, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Heavy Rain and High Winds.
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November 14, 2011
Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Kicks Off National Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week At Ps 9 Ryer Avenue Elementary School In The Bronx.
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November 10, 2011
Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces Citywide Educational Campaign to Remind New Yorkers About the Dangers of Illegal Conversions.
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October 25, 2011
Statement from Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri on New York State Court of Appeals Decision to Dismiss Architect Robert Scarano’s Appeal Seeking to Reinstate His Department Filing Privileges.
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October 25, 2011
Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces Launch of Second Semester of Junior Architects and Engineers Program. 
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October 12, 2011
Mayor Bloomberg and Buildings Commissioner LiMandri Announce Opening of Development Hub to Accelerate Construction Approval Process and Speed Up Job Creation.
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October 4, 2011
Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri and The Cooper Union Host Two-Day Intensive Trainig Course on the New 2011 NYC Energy Conservation Code.
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September 28, 2011
Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces Online Filling for Minor Plumbing Projects and Oil Burner Installations Across the City.
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September 23, 2011

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri and Chief Service Officer Diahann Billings-Burford Announce Coating of Two Million Square Feet of Rooftop as Part of NYC °Coolroofs Program.
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September 1, 2011

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces Appointment of Deputy Commissioner of Building Development Fred S. Mosher, Jr.
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August 26, 2011

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Orders All Construction Work in New York City Suspended This Weekend Due to Impacts of Hurricane Irene.
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August 24, 2011

Buildings Department Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation for Hurricane Irene.
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August 5, 2011

Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible Severe Thunderstorms and High Winds.
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July 28, 2011

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri and Acting First Deputy Commissioner Thomas Fariello Lead Team of Department Employees to Build Affordable Homes with Habitat-NYC.
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July 20, 2011

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri and Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn Announce Revocation of William Rapetti’s Rigger and Crane Operator Licenses.
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July 18, 2011

Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners And Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps In Preparation of Possible Severe Thunderstorms And High Winds.
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June 28, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Updating the Electrical Code.
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June 23, 2011

Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible Severe Thunderstorms and High Winds.
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June 21, 2011

Buildings Commissioner LiMandri Launches Annual No-Penalty Deck and Porch Inspection Program.
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June 1, 2011

Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible Severe Thunderstorms and High Winds.
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May 24, 2011

NYC Service and Department of Buildings Launch Second Season of NYC °Coolroofs Program to Turn Rooftops White and Reduce Carbon Emissions.
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May 24, 2011

Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible Severe Thunderstorms and High Winds.
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May 3, 2011

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Launches Annual No-Penalty Retaining Wall Inspection Program.
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April 28, 2011

Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible Severe Thunderstorms and High Winds.
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April 25, 2011

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces Launch of New Safety Campaign Encouraging Construction workers to Protect Themselves from Falling.
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April 25, 2011

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces the Launch of the 7th Annual Construction Safety Week.
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April 4, 2011

Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Thunderstorms and High Winds.
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March 22, 2011
Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith and Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announce Online Renewals of After-Hours Variances For Construction Work.
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March 1, 2011
Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces Launch of Junior Architects and Engineers Program.
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February 28, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary StepsDue to Heavy Rain and High Winds.
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February 24, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of High Winds.
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February 22, 2011
Mayor Bloombreg, Deputy Mayor Goldsmith and Buildings Commissioner LiMandri Announce Use of Quick Response Codes on Construction Permits to Provide Instant Access on Smartphones to Property and Project Data.
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February 17, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of High Winds.
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February 14, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of High Winds.
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February 7, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of High Winds.
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February 2, 2011
Department of Buildigns Advises Property Owners to Safely Remove Ice and Snow from Roofs, Overhangs and Awnings.
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January 31, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors  Safely Remove Ice and Snow from Roofs and Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Warm Weather.
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January 28, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners to Safely Remove Ice and Snow from Roofs in Preparation of Warm Weather.
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January 25, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Icy Weather and High Winds.
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January 18, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners to Safely Remove Ice and Snow from Roofs in Preparation of Warm Weather.
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January 11, 2011
Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri Announces Construction-Related AccidentsDropped by 28% in 2010.
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January 10, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Heavy Snowfall and Gusts of High Wind.
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January 6, 2011
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Builders and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Heavy Snowfall and Gusts of High Wind.
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