Green Property Management Guide: Updated!

Green property management is important to the health and safety of your tenants. This e-book is an incredible resource for affordable and market rate multifamily housing owners to define and apply green measures within their portfolios. Added bonus? You'll save money, energy, water, and the environment while you're at it!

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Top 5 Links for Snow-pocalypse

Winter storm Juno is bearing down on us, and we're prepping you with some fun links to ride out the storm comfortably, efficiently, and without going stir-crazy from boredom.  Peruse, forward to your coworkers, and share at the parties you're snowshoeing or skiing to this week!

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Ice Dams: Getting to the Root of the Issue

With winter storm season in full swing, it's a good time to think about dealing with recurring and damaging ice dams.  Ice damming is a common issue for multifamily building owners in colder climates, especially in regions that have older building stock. But ice dams are a preventable and solvable problem.

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Top 5 Links For Green Geeks

Fun fact: today is National Pie Day. Enjoy! But if you don't feel like indulging your sweet tooth, instead here are five links that will satisfy your hankering for building science. So peruse away, give some feedback, and be sure to share with friends at this weekend's parties.

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Green Property Management: Cleaning Products for Multifamily Buildings

Multifamily property owners and managers may not realize the impact that cleaning products have on the environment and their tenants. Certain processes and ingredients can significantly impact indoor air quality and the health of residents. It's important (and easy!) to educate yourself and your residents on the benefits of green cleaning.

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America's Most Energy-Efficient State

Although America is not listed as one of the 10 most energy-efficient countries in the world on the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, what it does have are some promising states that could lead the way in making the U.S. more energy efficient. Today, we take a closer look at some U.S. states and see how they are becoming pioneers in energy conservation.

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Investment-Grade Energy Audits 101

An energy audit is an examination of a building for energy efficiency improvement purposes. Through analysis of energy usage, building characteristics, weather data, and the typical usage of the building, an energy audit uncovers energy conservation opportunities.  These measures are then assessed to identify savings and improve the quality of life within the building. See if an investment-grade audit is right for you and explore the alternatives.

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WegoWise Shares 5 New Year's Resolutions and Links

Whether you want to be a more informed citizen or just want to kill some time before 5:00 on a Friday, here's a look back at some of our favority energy efficiency resolutions and links.  So peruse away, give us some feedback, and be sure to share with others to make 2015 our "greenest year" yet.

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Energy-Efficient New Year's Resolutions

It's resolution time again, and in addition to “hitting the gym” and “eating more kale,” how about making 2015 the year that you positively impact the environment? Here are some resolutions and tips that will get your home, office, or rental property operating as efficiently as you plan to in the new year. 

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Christmas Light Recycling

Hopefully you’re all ready for the holiday and have been enjoying your Christmas tree for a few days or weeks by now. And soon it will be time to take all the holiday trimmings down for another year.  Are some of your lights dead?  Entire strands blown out? Don’t throw them out, recycle them! 

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