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Turning Over a Green Leaf

Turning Over a Green Leaf

Posted on 22. Jun, 2011 by .

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By taking steps to reduce the water and energy used by homes, management may be able to extend the life of existing systems, attract conscientious, green renters and increase operating income.

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Water and Energy: An Intimate Connection

Water and Energy: An Intimate Connection

Posted on 11. Nov, 2010 by .

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With over 30% of U.S counties projected to suffer severe water shortages by 2050, it seems prudent for independent rental owners and property managers to consider upgrades to fixtures and faucets to help ensure supplies well into the future. Reducing water consumption has the added benefit of lowering charges for sewage, electricity and other fuels used for pumping and heating the water.

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A Drop Saved Is A Drop Earned: Helping Residents Conserve Water Helps You

A Drop Saved Is A Drop Earned: Helping Residents Conserve Water Helps You

Posted on 06. Jun, 2010 by .

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Many people have heard of the term ‘peak oil’, but most are unfamiliar with a new concept called ‘peak water’. This refers to the practice of using more fresh water than the natural water cycle can provide. Peak water is currently resulting in fresh water shortages across the United States.

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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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