Eco-Friendly Vehicles

While gasoline prices have leveled off in recent months, I believe we can all agree the days of inexpensive gasoline are over for good. As people continue to look for strategies to save on gasoline prices, more and more are turning to electric vehicles. However their vehicles are being recharged by one of the issues that electric car owners face. A greater challenge is faced by apartment dwellers, although house dwellers can simply recharge their car inside their garage. However, this seems to be shifting with all the increased availability of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Now seen in public areas for example grocery store parking lots, convenience store parking lots and gas stations, these charging stations are starting to make an appearance in multi-family flat parking lots. You’ll need to consider these things into consideration if you’re contemplating installing an EV charging station: Demand. If 10% of your tenants…

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The Benefits Of Going Green

A record number of property management companies are experiencing the advantages of going green today. The Green Property Management Class, offered by The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) is designed to supply property managers with the training needed to obtain the Credential for Green Property Management (CGPM). The class offers many advantages, even to those unable to execute costly upgrades or buy expensive equipment, although property managers with restricted budgets often challenge the need to get CGPM certification. The whole course includes nine modules which are made to assist property managers in how to use energy more efficiently, conserve water, and the best way to implement energy efficient measures at your properties. Yet, those serious about executing practices that are green throughout their communities will undoubtedly gain the most from the course. So why should you consider taking this class? You can become familiar with green building principles and…

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