Archive for 2012

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Green Apple Day of Service Volunteer Event

Kelly Thompson, Associate Manager, Sustainability This past weekend our sustainability coordinator, Kyle Hyman, and I participated in the first Green Apple Day of Service. The event, hosted by the Center for Green Schools (which was established by the U.S. Green […]

Efficient LED Light Fixtures – Worth the Investment

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability ecently, a Green Blogic subscriber contacted us to find out how we can help make his property more attractive to current and future residents with green products. The associate manager of sustainability, Kelly Thompson, and I […]

Sustainability in Sports

Kelly Thompson, Associate Manager, Sustainability Have you ever thought about the impact a sports game has on the environment? Below are some of the things that have a harmful effect, what some stadiums are doing to combat that, and what […]

The Vertical Harvest Project and Sustainable Urban Living

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability  The year 2007 marked the first time the world’s urban population surpassed that of rural areas. But with this shift in populations also came an increased awareness of the need for promoting sustainable urban living, and […]

Improving Rents with Green Apartment Units

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability   HD Supply Facilities Maintenance recently commissioned Strata Research to perform a survey to determine whether there is value for property owners in making their apartment units more efficient. Most owners recognize the value of sustainability […]

Going Green During Summer Weekends

Guest blog – Michael Cunningham From reusable tableware to biodegradable decorations, residents have a number of ways to make that long holiday weekend cookout more environmentally preferable. But apartment communities can make a green effort on a much larger scale […]

Bike to Be Green and Be Healthy

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability ave you ever calculated how much it costs for your daily commute? No? It’s a good exercise. For instance, my commute is 25 miles each way. My car gets 40 mpg, so I burn 1.25 gallons […]