Tag: water conservation

Water efficiency upgrades save multifamily housing providers $20,500 per property

A new study from Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and Elevate Energy shows how affordable housing owners can save money, conserve resources and strengthen the...

The camel that had no hump

This especially irritates Rob Pressman, the principal of Burbank, Calif.-based TGP, Inc. Landscape Architecture, who believes that aesthetics do not have to be discarded...

In hot water

When, in September 2015, the 182-unit Avalon Hayes Valley apartment complex in San Francisco was awarded LEED Platinum Certification in the Multifamily Midrise category,...

When it rains

In fact, all of the 2016 Residential Landscape Architectural trends were water-focused design elements, reflecting among consumers and multifamily operators a growing commitment to...

Our water system: What a waste.

The price of this neglect will be high. In Flint, Mich., the mayor has estimated that it will cost as much as $1.5 billion...

Lightening the load

Speed Queen, Whirlpool and Maytag all offer laundry systems that also have less impact on the environment than previous models, while making life easier...

The next target in California’s drought? Renters.

The result amounted to a savings in water use in June of 23 percent, just below the mandate required by the governor. But while single-family...

Beat the market performance

Consider what ROI you need to initiate retrofits. With banks paying 1 to 3 percent, and stocks showing 8 percent to 10 percent, what...

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