Greener Properties

A Comprehensive Drought Tolerant Landscape Plan

A Comprehensive Drought Tolerant Landscape Plan

Posted on 11. May, 2010 by .

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Water management districts across the United States are enacting mandates to encourage water conservation. Landscaping often accounts for up to 30% of a property’s water consumption, but with proper maintenance and planning a green property manager may be able to bring that percentage closer to zero.

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Creating Your Reputation as a “Green” Property Manager

Creating Your Reputation as a “Green” Property Manager

Posted on 27. Apr, 2010 by .

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The smartest tip I can give to a green property manager is to let all your clients and everyone else know that you’re serious about being a green property manager. This sends the message that you care about the properties you manage and the residents that live there. It also tells the community that you run a first-rate property management business, and that’s an important message.

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What is Green Property Management?

What is Green Property Management?

Posted on 12. Apr, 2010 by .

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By undertaking a green property management plan that seeks to balance human needs with ecological concerns, managers can substantially affect the environment and the quality of life for residents. Our buildings use 40% of the world’s energy and produce 35% of CO2 emissions according to the Worldwatch Institute.

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Two Big Ways to be a “Greener” Property Manager

Two Big Ways to be a “Greener” Property Manager

Posted on 16. Mar, 2010 by .

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It’s never been more socially popular and rewarding to be an environmentally-sensitive professional that cares about conserving our natural resources. Owners and residents, young and old, want to do their “green bit”. They want to own or live in rental units that are energy-efficient, save money, and contribute to the solution to our global climate challenge.

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7 Easy Tips for Greening Tenants (& Your Bottom Line)

7 Easy Tips for Greening Tenants (& Your Bottom Line)

Posted on 09. Mar, 2010 by .

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Greening initiatives tend to produce more than just the obvious goal of reducing our impact on the planet. Often, in fact, opting for green actually saves the other kind of green—money. Greening is a learning process for you and your tenants, and there’s certainly no one-size-fits-all approach. These 7 tips are easy to adopt and shouldn’t cause any pain:

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