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[...]
 
 
 
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[...]
 
 
 
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[...]
 
 
 
CLV Group is dedicated to being environmentally friendly through green initiatives including energy-efficient appliances and lighting in your apartment, and the building itself. Being eco-friendly doesn't have to be daunting. There are tons of super easy ways to be green that will not only help the environment, but might even put a little extra cash in your pocket. Give Mother Nature a high five b[...]