Are you curious as to why people are going so eco-friendly these days? It’s because saving energy is not only beneficial for the environment, but it also saves you money — a lot of it. So how do you go about turning your place into a sustainable oasis without breaking the bank? Let us show you some easy ways to make your home more eco-friendly.   Learn How to Conserve Energy One of the primary r[...]
 
 
 
Earth Day is recognized worldwide on April 22nd. Let’s do our part in improving our planet! We all know that making an impact on our environment takes more than one day. Try spending the month of April being more environmentally conscious and see if you can instill new habits into your everyday life. Give these ideas a try: • Switch from Ziploc bags and single-use plastics in your lunches to Tup[...]
 
 
 
On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018, the Energy Management team at CLV Group and InterRent REIT held their first ever and first annual Energy Hunt at Forest Ridge Apartments. The Energy Hunt is part of a larger initiative to help educate staff on how to identify inefficiencies at their respective properties and how to deal with them properly. The ultimate goal is to help improve every efficiency am[...]
 
 
Minimalistischer Weihnachtsbaum zu Weihnachten auf roter Grußkarte
 
Avec le temps, les fêtes du mois de décembre sont devenues synonymes de la consommation, et non de moments heureux avec nos proches. Voici quelques trucs et astuces pour évider de se faire prendre par la folie des fêtes, pour avoir un meilleur impact sur l’environnement et pour se concentrer sur ce qui compte vraiment. Cadeaux Nous ressentons souvent le besoin d’acheter des cadeaux pour toute no[...]
 
 
 
  We know you don’t want to hear it, it’s something almost everyone has been avoiding the thought of – Winter. As Canadian’s, historically we’re well known for handling winter, however that doesn’t mean it gets any easier year after year – but that’s okay, we’re here to help. As you’re probably going to be hibernating this winter like the rest of us, we felt we could share some tips and[...]
 
 
 
What does an Energy Manager do? According to SaveONEnergy.ca, “Energy managers have the strategic and technical expertise to recommend the energy-saving equipment and technologies that are right for your business.” Visit any large-scale company and you will probably discover that they have an Energy Management department. In the last decade, large-scale companies have been paying closer at[...]
 
 
 
Planting a small garden is a great way to add colour and life to your balcony, and herb gardens in particular make especially good choices. Compared to vegetables and certain flowers, herbs are fairly low maintenance to grow and do not require an experienced green thumb or special treatment other than regular watering. While most varieties do better in sunny conditions, they are quite robust and m[...]
 
 
 
We know you love your pets and want to keep them safe. With this summer’s scorching temperatures, it’s important to consider keeping your pets safe and cool at home if you’re away from your apartment and don’t have access to an air conditioner. We’ve put together some handy tips that will help you keep your furry friend safe. Trust us, your pet is always wearing a fur coat – they will thank you[...]
 
 
 
We all look forward to summer – the beautiful weather, enjoying the sunshine, sitting on a patio – but summer inside your apartment on a hot day can be rough, especially on your hydro bill. Saving energy applies to any season, and there are small changes you can make that will make a big difference on your next hydro bill. We put together some easy tips for you to follow to keep some cash in yo[...]
 
 
 
Throughout the month of June, LIV Apartments set out a campaign with residents to save energy by making small changes at home. The energy consumption was tracked and compared to that of June 2017. To showcase the savings, LIV Apartments committed to planting 1 tree for every 25000 kWh of energy saved. Together, we were able to save enough energy to plant 150 trees at Forest Ridge Apartments and[...]