What is energy benchmarking, and why should you be concerned? Simply put, benchmarking is a way of measuring how your properties use energy, and how they compare to other properties of similar size. At the moment, many places don’t require... (Read More)
You've worked hard to live greener at home and at work. You love your neighborhood. Why not combine the two and take some initiatives to help your neighborhood be a more eco-friendly as well?
Talk about it
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Sure, turning off a light or two here and there is nice, but what if you’re looking for bigger ways to lower your properties’ energy costs? Here are a few methods of doing just that by looking at the bigger picture.
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With many parts of the world under drought conditions, it's important to be thinking, every day, about things you can do to save water in your household. It doesn't have to be hot and dry to practice conservation — year-round lifestyle changes can... (Read More)
You want the property you manage to be the envy of all the others in the neighborhood. Well, one way to make them green is to go green – as in “environmentally friendly.” Here are some tips on how to do just that.
Make recycling easy
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Temperatures are dropping, and we're thinking more about sweaters than swimsuits. For many, cold weather means it's time to build a fire and curl up with a good book or toast some marshmallows. You can enjoy a cozy fire while being as eco-friendly... (Read More)
People usually associate audits with bad things, like an unwanted letter from the IRS. However, there are times when audits can be good – even great. This is especially true if you’re a property manager. You need to see where your... (Read More)
Whether you have curbside glass pickup or transport your bottles and jars to a bin or facility, recycling glass is a fantastic way to reduce landfill use and eliminate items there that would long outlast us all! Glass can be recycled over and over... (Read More)
Camping is a great way to experience nature, bond with friends or family, and spend some time unplugged from daily stress. As fun as it is, it's important to plan ahead to ensure that your camping trip doesn't hurt the environment.
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As a property manager, your day-to-day work life is probably hectic and stressful. Time seems to fly by, and at the end of the day, you haven’t gotten anything done. Below are a few time-saving tips that will make your life easier.
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