How Can Landlords Make Their Rental Properties More Energy-Efficient?
To help you save money on your rental property's utility bills and decrease your environmental impact, we've compiled 5 things you can do to make your rental property more energy-efficient.
Sustainable Rental Properties in 2021: How to Reach the Goal
It’s challenging to lead a sustainable lifestyle amid the pandemic. The single-use face masks, disposable gloves, and other protective equipment make it next to impossible to maintain a zero-waste lifestyle. But there are still basic ways for landlords to eliminate waste and reduce the environmental impact during the pandemic.
Waste Management Techniques Landlords Should Know About
Recycling is not only another trend- it has become a lifestyle for numerous people all around the world. The consequences of human activities have made it clear that something needs to be done to protect the environment and reduce the negative effects of uncontrolled consumption and poor waste management.
Good bye plastic containers!
Tax season is upon us. It is the reminder of all the receipts we didn’t keep and all the costs we didn’t track, so now we have to go back through endless piles of receipts, spreadsheets, emails and try to find all the information we should have kept track of the past year...
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Is Every Landlord Going Green But You?
Green landlords tend to be environmentally conscious and strive for sustainability. Though there aren’t many people who identify as green landlords around the globe, many are trying to become more energy and water efficient to save money (as well as reduce the environmental footprint of their business).
How Landscaping Improves the Security of Your Rental
Home security is one of the most important things landlords and homeowners can focus on. But maybe making your rentals safe is already your top priority. You probably did not know that proper landscape design can also improve the security of your rental. Not convinced? Here are a few reasons to persuade you that landscaping as a security measure is not just a good idea, it is the PERFECT idea.
Solar Panels as a Means to Save on Energy Bills
Want to save the environment, but giving up plastic is too much for you at the moment? We have got a worthy alternative. Solar panels are a great energy source that allows you to save more on energy bills and also help to reduce any negative impact on the environment. Solar panels convert solar energy into electrical power by maximizing the input of sunlight.
Urban Gardening as an Environmentally Conscious Solution
Did you know that investing in urban gardening brings major benefits both to environmental sustainability and the local economy? In addition, urban gardening can potentially become a profitable business. While green infrastructure improves the lives of city dwellers, the growth of urban gardening can help to protect the environment.
How Landlords Can Contribute to a Recycling Program
Recycling has become a popular trend in recent years. But the value of recycling goes far beyond the mainstream. Reducing the amount of things we use and appropriately recycling specific items are two fundamental waypoints on the road to sustainability. Such an approach is likely to save money and natural resources in the long run. For landlords and property managers, protecting the environment might not necessarily be a lifetime goal, but cutting down on pollution is a must.
How Indoor Plants and Home Gardens Help the Environment
If you think the value of your rental will automatically increase once you put a few plants on the windowsill, you might be mistaken. There are more crucial factors to consider when focusing on passive income. But indoor plants do look attractive and add coziness to a rental, to say nothing about the positive impact they have on the environment.
Investing in Tiny Houses: Will It Save the Environment?
It seems that the bigger is better principle has been relegated to plan B in the housing industry. These days, tenants are looking for more sustainable options to cut household expenses by downsizing their living space. As a landlord, you probably want to stay on top of the latest property management trends. To do so, pay attention to the tiny house movement which has become a rising trend in recent years.
4 Top Energy Efficient Appliances You Need in Your Rentals
An eco-friendly lifestyle implies the use of appliances that consume less energy and cause less harm to the environment. Luckily, most appliances in the US have an Energy Star label, which is a huge step toward living a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. But let us be honest - if the utilities are not your responsibility, you are less likely to be concerned about smart consumption strategies. Even so, with current environmental issues being what they are, taking active measures to improve your energy efficiency is a good idea.
How Green Is Your Property? 5 Easy Questions for Landlords
It is high time to start caring for the environment. The ongoing negative effects of climate change prompt landlords and property managers to establish cost-effective strategies to reduce the impact of their rentals on the environment. Living during the eco-friendly era means being as sustainable as possible, or at least trying to develop an eco-conscious attitude toward the Earth.
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