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Maximizing Energy Efficiency

Maximizing Energy Efficiency

NYSERDA looks at the best ways for multifamily to conserve energy and save costs.…

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Strategic Landscaping

Strategic Landscaping

Studies suggest renters will stay longer in apartment homes when greenery is present outdoors.…

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Editor’s Note: Are Green Apartments Good Enough?

Editor’s Note: Are Green Apartments Good Enough?

The new WELL Building Standard emphasizes health.…

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White Plains Housing Authority, Jonathan Rose Companies to Develop $42.18M Affordable Housing Community

White Plains Housing Authority, Jonathan Rose Companies to Develop $42.18M Affordable Housing Community

The White Plains Housing Authority in partnership with Jonathan Rose Companies has broken ground on a $42.18 million affordable housing community, The Prelude, in the first phase of efforts to revitalize at the Brookfield Commons campus in White Plains, N.Y.…

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ULI Spring 2014: The Value of Building for Wellness

Anita Kramer, vice president, ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate discusses findings from a new study looking at the result of building with wellness in mind. A few inexpensive practices can achieve big results when it come to lease-up and resident satisfaction.

ULI Spring 2014: The Business Case for Resilience

ULI Spring 2014: The Business Case for Resilience

As the frequency and intensity of catastrophic natural disasters increase, the real estate community has shifted a focus on how to build and retrofit cities to withstand their impacts. …

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Renters’ Choice: Green Living

Renters’ Choice: Green Living

The multifamily industry overall has embraced the green movement and made great strides in recent years; but, some apartment communities are doing better than others. This month, MHN partnered with Kingsley Associates to see what residents are saying about their communities’ green features. Electric car charging, drought-resistant landscaping and better…

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Products & Services: Green Revolution

Products & Services: Green Revolution

Large-scale green building materials companies seem to be burgeoning in the U.S. green construction market, and it is important to note that often, the greenest building supplies are those that come from vendors near the source of a project. Reclaimed materials such as lumber can be repurposed for a variety…

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MHN TV: NYSERDA Case Study

In this NYSERDA case study, the owner of Rose May Manor, a low-rise suburban project in Polaski, N.Y., describes how he worked with NYSERDA to make his property more energy efficient.

Solar Lighting Communicates As It Illuminates

Solar Lighting Communicates As It Illuminates

Technological advances has meant that solar-powered lights are now a viable, cost-efficient and attractive alternative for use in parking lots and other outdoor areas of multifamily properties. …

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Green Beat: A World of Promise

Green Beat: A World of Promise

LED lighting gains new ground…

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Greenbuild Special Report: Creating a Healthier Built Environment

Greenbuild Special Report: Creating a Healthier Built Environment

A ‘master speaker’ session and subsequent panel of physicians and industry exports tackled the issue of building healthy spaces at Greenbuild in Philadelphia. While creating healthy space does cost money, it will lead to a more productive workforce with less sick days and greater collaboration.…

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