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[...]
 
 
 
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[...]
 
 
Minimalistischer Weihnachtsbaum zu Weihnachten auf roter Grußkarte
 
Throughout the years, the December Holidays have become more and more about consuming, and not about spending quality time with loved ones. Here are some tips to avoid getting caught up in the Holiday mania, making a better impact for the environment and focusing on what is important. Gifts Often we feel the need to purchase a gift for everyone in our family and circle, which can be overwhelming[...]
 
 
 
  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[...]