This month, MHN once again teamed up with research and consulting services firm Kingsley Associates to see what green features are most appreciated by apartment residents—and which ones are conspicuously absent. Renters across the country have become quite savvy about eco initiatives like recycling, energy efficiency, water conservation and urban gardening. Many are willing to pay more to live in a building that respects the environment. Integrity is key.
If your apartment community is claiming to be green, it had better be delivering on this promise.
“If the building were striving to be green and energy efficient, there would be no need to see the sprinklers still set to pump water onto the grass while it’s raining outside for days.” —Medford, Mass.
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