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Affordable Apartment Community for Workforce Families Breaks Ground

Affordable Apartment Community for Workforce Families Breaks Ground

Ground has been broken for new, sustainable apartment homes for workforce families in the city of San Luis Obispo, Calif.…

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The Future of Property Energy Management Looking Bright

The Future of Property Energy Management Looking Bright

NWP Services Corporation recently hosted their Fifth Annual NWP Energy Summit in Washington, D.C., where it shared energy trends for multifamily.…

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Net-Zero Classrooms Garner USGBC Award

Net-Zero Classrooms Garner USGBC Award

The U.S. Green Building Council’s California Central Coast Chapter recently gave its Green School Award to a $2 million net-zero modular project by Balfour Beatty Construction. [...]…

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D.C.’s Dunbar High Becomes Greenest School in World

D.C.’s Dunbar High Becomes Greenest School in World

Washington, D.C.’s Dunbar High School is now one of the greenest new schools in the world. The school has recently received LEED Platinum certification. It is the highest distinction awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council.…

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Solution to Multifamily Electric Vehicle Charging

Solution to Multifamily Electric Vehicle Charging

As technology continues to progress, multifamily buildings are faced with the challenge of meeting resident wants and needs.…

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Carnegie Xorel™ Continues to Earn Environmental Certifications

Carnegie Xorel™ Continues to Earn Environmental Certifications

Six patterns of Carnegie’s proprietary high performance Xorel have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label, which verifies that the product’s amount of renewable biobased ingredients, meets or exceeds levels set by USDA. Biobased products are finished or intermediate materials composed in whole or in significant part of agricultural, forestry…

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Eco-Friendly Amenities: A Practical Approach to a Greener Living

Eco-Friendly Amenities: A Practical Approach to a Greener Living

Going green is no longer just a vague urban trend for developers, property owners and managers of apartment buildings. It has become a double responsibility: to develop green projects (or transition existing ones to green) and to tune in to renters’ eco-conscious mind-set by nurturing and educating green communities.…

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Healthy Urbanism: A New Foundation for Place-Making

Healthy Urbanism: A New Foundation for Place-Making

What makes for multifamily developments that support and promote healthy lifestyles and community. …

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Case Studies: Getting the Green Treatment

Case Studies: Getting the Green Treatment

Two projects in San Francisco and Chicago exemplify sustainability at its best.…

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On Detroit’s Urban Prairie: From Built Space to Open Space

On Detroit’s Urban Prairie: From Built Space to Open Space

Adam Hollier, Detroit native, Cornell graduate, and former City Council liaison for the Detroit Mayor’s office, sees the city’s sparsely peopled suburbs as an opportunity for change, and a new way of looking at urban life—one with plenty of open space.…

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Bedrock Real Estate Integrates Smart Technology Across Detroit Portfolio

Bedrock Real Estate Integrates Smart Technology Across Detroit Portfolio

Downtown Detroit’s revitalization is taking a step into the future and companies like Hepta Control Systems and Bedrock Real Estate Services are at the forefront of the transformation of these historic and iconic buildings.…

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Guest Blog: Green Amenities for Multi-Housing: Plug-in Electric Vehicle Chargers

Guest Blog: Green Amenities for Multi-Housing: Plug-in Electric Vehicle Chargers

Chances are you’ve seen a plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) on the road, parked at the mall, or even driving in your neighborhood. These days, it’s not uncommon. There are more than 234,000 PEVs in the nation and many vehicle models from which people can choose.…

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