We are proud be a leader in energy economy with the implementation of solar lights in our communities. Three years ago, solar lights were installed in the parking lots and pathways of two of our largest communities: Forest Ridge Apartments & Townhomes and Parkway Park, in Ottawa. Our solar lights store energy from the sun throughout the day and use it when the evening comes to ensure the safet[...]
 
 
 
It is no secret that electric cars contribute to reducing our environmental impact and it is with that in mind that we made available an electric car charging station at LIV Apartments in Ottawa. It was about 3 years ago that the charging station was installed in the parking lot of the property. The EVlink station, a Schneider Electric product, can service two cars at once and is available year-ro[...]
 
 
 
At CLV Group, we aim to reduce our environmental impact through multiple initiatives, in our properties and our offices. Did you know that 10 of our communities across Quebec and Ontario are equipped with a smart thermostat in every unit? That’s a total of 1,995 units! See below a list of the communities in question: - Riviera Apartments (Aylmer, Quebec) - LIV Apartments (Ottawa, Ontario) [...]
 
 
 
In the first week of November 2019, our Ottawa office took a greener turn with a new coffee machine that does not use capsules or cups. Previously using a Keurig coffee machine, our waste was significant with approximately 80 staff members consuming coffee daily. Keurig K-cups are difficult to recycle, and we believed that if waste could be avoided altogether, we would greatly reduce our enviro[...]
 
 
 
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[...]