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 Which Green, Sustainability Features Do Boomers Crave the Most?
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Which Green, Sustainability Features Do Boomers Crave the Most?

Adding green elements to buildings reduces energy consumption, improves health,... More

Do Green Upgrades Lead to Happier Residents?
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Do Green Upgrades Lead to Happier Residents?

A recent study by DTZ revealed a strong correlation between buildings'... More

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Efficiency Experts: Energy Star Certifies Existing Multifamily Properties

Seventeen diverse properties have received the first Energy Star certification for existing multitenant buildings. More

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Green Housing, Merit: Heritage Senior Residences at Columbia Parc Green Housing, Merit: Heritage Senior Residences at Columbia Parc

After Mother Nature obliterated New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Columbia Residential and JHP Architecture wanted to nourish the environment with eco-friendly development as the city rebuilt its housing stock. That sentiment, and the desire to provide homes for displaced seniors, drove Heritage Senior Residences at Columbia Parc. More

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Green Housing, Merit: The Edge Green Housing, Merit: The Edge

Green is far more than an afterthought at The Edge: It’s an essential part of the brand. Located in Boston’s newly developing, five-building Green District, The Edge incorporates eco-friendly practices into virtually every component of the community. More

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Green Housing, Grand: The Millennium Uptown Green Housing, Grand: The Millennium Uptown

Young professionals seeking a healthy lifestyle were excited about the opening of The Millennium Uptown in Houston. The certified-green community was constructed using sustainable materials, which the developer, The Dinerstein Cos., placed a premium on and carefully considered from start to finish. More

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Jonathan Rose, Green Pioneer, Takes Stock of the Industry's Progress Jonathan Rose, Green Pioneer, Takes Stock of the Industry's Progress

Green pioneer Jonathan Rose credits institutions, like the U.S. Green Building Council and Enterprise Community Partners, for driving the evolution of green building. More

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Tenants Use 30% More Gas When Owners Pay the Bill

A new study finds gas use is higher in multifamily buildings where owners pay utility bills. More

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Fannie Mae Expands Green Refi Program Fannie Mae Expands Green Refi Program

Fannie Mae rolled out a second version of the Green Refinance Plus program in May, and owners are giving the program a big (green) thumbs up. More

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Do Seniors Care if Their Building Is Green? Do Seniors Care if Their Building Is Green?

Many market-rate communities try to use green certifications to appeal to young professionals or Gen-Y renters who want to lead a very eco-friendly lifestyle. But seniors don’t seem to have that same level of interest. More

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