Amid the crescendo of chatter about Long Island's late but enthusiastic entry into the green building arena, Bill Greiner of Greiner-Maltz, dean of Long Island's commercial brokers, sent us a listing reminding us of an earlier era of conservation - when forward-thinking eccentrics across America put shiny, angled panels on the roofs of houses.
has an exclusive listing on 40 Daniel St. in Farmingdale, a 149,330-square-foot building originally constructed as a Sears warehouse and distribution center, since converted to a warehouse and office space.
Its latest tenant, leaving at month's end, is IWCO Direct
, a direct mail company based in Minnesota.
not sure when the solar panels were added to the roof, but he
knows the state had helped defray the cost of installation - and they make for a substantial savings on the occupant's electrical bills.