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Condo Media Magazine Thursday, February 23, 2017

Condo Media magazine, the official publication of CAI-NE, offers timely information and resources for New England communities. Monthly issues contain articles on association operations and management; national, state and local legislative updates; a classified directory of association service providers; calendar of regional events; frequently asked questions; and much more.

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February 2017
Ice dams can cause water damage, safety hazards, and more. If ice dams with water intrusion are repetitive and the impacted areas are not dried out thoroughly within two to three days, then conditions may be conducive to mold growth. Persistent moisture for a longer time results in rot.
Nancy J. Nichols, P.E., LEED AP, HI

What happened to the money?” If you’re listing the things no one wants to hear, this question would rank near the top for condominium board members, right up there with “oops” for patients undergoing surgery and “Mom, I think I’ve lost…” (the keys, the car, the credit cards or God knows what else) from a teenager.
Nena Groskind

When an association experiences a disaster or catastrophic loss, there are countless immediate concerns to address.
Haley Byron, Esq.
Whatever your feelings are about climate change, we Mainers know the weather seems to be getting more severe. The winters are harsher and the summers are dryer.
Jack Carr, P.E., RS, LEED-AP
In this article, I will attempt to provide a legislative update as well as some advice on disaster prevention. On a serious note, however, I begin with some words in remembrance of a great man and an important member of the CAI family.
Gary M. Daddario, Esq., CCAL
Chances are your community association may avoid a major catastrophe. Unfortunately, however, bad things do happen and if it is your community that it happens to, it is important to be as prepared as possible.
Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
In the event a community association su ers a catastrophic loss or is the subject of a lawsuit, the ability to rely on a properly structured insurance program is of chief importance. While most board members, unit owners, and property managers would agree that insurance is a topic worthy of much attention, many would also contend that the insurance purchasing process can be intimidating for those without insurance industry expertise or experience.
Gregory G. Pierce, CPA, LIA

A Vermont association recently endured a complicated and, for some, traumatic experience related to their master insurance policy.
Dan Chase
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