You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #23: Manhattan is a small part of New York [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
HamdenRice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-24-09 09:24 AM
Response to Reply #10
23. Manhattan is a small part of New York
Edited on Thu Sep-24-09 09:24 AM by HamdenRice
New York is really mostly Brooklyn and Queens, and you don't need a lot of money to live in the outer boroughs. Yet most of these boroughs, plus the Bronx, have the same efficiencies (density) as Manhattan.

I thought it was weird that the article veered off from discussing "New York City" to discussing "Manhattan."

That said, one of the really huge efficiences of Manhattan is that much of island from Mid Town to Wall Street is heated and cooled by steam which is a waste product from our local power plant -- ie co-generation -- which would simply be wasted in most other power generation situations. (That's why so many movies show steam rising from the streets of Manhattan -- that's a result of Con Ed's steam pipes which go into most buildings in the area.

We don't use co generation in the outer boroughs.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC