Environmental, social and governance investing is drawing criticism on several fronts. Investors are especially questioning the “environmental” part, experts say. Moreover, companies are facing criticisms...
New program rewards operators’ green building efforts with ‘significant’ insurance premium discounts
May 23, 2022
Assisted living communities that meet green building certifications and achieve “meaningful, measurable” energy and water efficiency improvements could be eligible for “significant” insurance premium...
Taking ESG to the next level
Lois A. Bowers
May 02, 2022
LTC Properties is taking its environmental, social and governance initiative to the next level by encouraging the operators in its portfolios to do some introspection and possibly make some changes.
The future of assisted living is green
Apr 28, 2022
Assisted living communities have risen to meet the unthinkable challenge of navigating a pandemic while maintaining resident safety, comfort and quality of life. Now, taking a step back after so much unexpected...
Building green: Put residents at the center of your strategy
Feb 14, 2022
The benefits of building green can be abundant. Even more important are the positive effects on the environment and community at large.
New solar panels expected to save CCRC $40,000 per year
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Feb 02, 2022
The Town Center at Covenant Living of Cromwell, a continuing care retirement community in Connecticut, is committed to conserving energy and becoming more sustainable for the future while at the same time...
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.
Senior living communities commit to environmentalism through initiatives
Jun 09, 2021
Whether it’s creating a solar farm, using green cleaning supplies or establishing a senior-level environmental safety position, senior living communities are doing their part to commit to a smaller carbon...
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.