Resident-led solar panel project expected to save $50,000 annually
Aug 16, 2021
Residents of a Florida continuing care retirement community saw their drive for sustainable energy become a reality with the recent installation of solar panels on the community’s roof.
Why smart building solutions are right for senior living communities
Sep 13, 2018
Intelligent energy management can trim expenses, reduce energy waste, provide operational efficiency, boost revenue and improve the total resident experience.
Tips for designing or adapting durable, sustainable senior living communities
Jun 04, 2018
When it comes to designing for sustainability, the design elements for senior living residences are in many ways similar to other building types, yet senior living residences are unique in several ways.
What senior care managers need to know about ‘green’ cleaning and sustainability
Jan 25, 2018
Do “green” and sustainable mean the same thing? Yes and no.
25 Brookdale communities earn Energy Star certification
Jan 04, 2018
Twenty-five Brookdale Senior Living communities have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification, the Brentwood, TN-based company announced Wednesday.
The ‘three-bucket’ approach to sustainability
Stephen P. Ashkin
Dec 07, 2017
Interested in sustainability efforts that could save your company money? Here are steps you can take now and in the future.
How smart home technologies can help with senior living
Oct 26, 2017
The scope for the use of “smart home” technologies in independent and assisted living communities is a real game-changer.
Ventas recognized for sustainability efforts
Sep 20, 2017
Real estate investment trust Ventas has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the first time and has been ranked the top healthcare REIT by GRESB in its assessment of real...
Brookdale sustainability efforts lead to 2.42% cut in energy use
Lois A. Bowers
Aug 14, 2017
Brookdale Senior Living continued to make strides toward reaching its sustainability-related goals in 2016, reducing energy use by 2.42% in the communities it owns or operates compared with 2015, the company...
Brookdale outlines plans to reduce environmental impact
Lois A. Bowers
Jul 26, 2016
Brookdale on Tuesday released the first of what it says will be annual reports on its progress in making a positive impact on people, places and performance.