Apartment Life is Greener

Apartments are the answer for how to have a greener, healthier and more responsible life.
Better Choice for Your Home—Why?
Apartment living allows you to have a healthier lifestyle and a smaller carbon footprint than living in a single-family house or townhome. Consider these reasons:

In single-family homes empty rooms and unused spaces waste energy and money on heating and cooling space you don’t even use. Apartments are a better size for your needs.
You can drive fewer miles and be more active because apartments are typically within walking distance to employment, entertainment and public transit.
Apartment communities use significantly less water […]

By |April 18th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

AMLI Brings Solar and Clean, Green Energy to Dallas and Houston

This year, AMLI is tapping into green energy in a big way. All common areas in AMLI’s Houston and Dallas-area communities will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. And by the end of fall, four Dallas-area communities will have rooftop solar panels.

Communities receiving solar panels are:

AMLI Campion Trail in Irving.
AMLI West Plano in Plano.
AMLI Frisco Crossing in Frisco.
AMLI at the Ballpark in Frisco.

These rooftop solar panel arrays vary in size, but promise to supply up 20 percent of each community’s energy needs in their amenity and common areas. AMLI Campion Trail and AMLI West Plano already have their solar panels up-and-running. […]

By |April 4th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

8 Simple Ways to Use Less Water

Recent droughts in Southern California, Texas, and elsewhere have heightened awareness around the need to use water sparingly. Even if you don’t pay for water based on volume used or live in a city where the next water crisis always seems to be looming, it’s important to be mindful of your water consumption. Here are eight simple ways to use less water.
Take shorter showers
Challenging yourself to shower less frequently and for shorter durations is a great way to save water. You’ll save even more water if you turn off the tap while lathering up with soap, shampoo, or conditioner.
Cook with […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

Sustainable Features that Come Standard at AMLI Apartments

According to recent market research, a majority of renters value green features and amenities. A full 84 percent of respondents to a 2017 AMLI Residential survey said they consider it important to live in a sustainable environment, and 85 percent said they believed sustainable housing provides health benefits. Another 64 percent of respondents said they’d be willing to pay more to live in an apartment with more green features. If you share their sentiments, you’ll find the AMLI rental experience is particularly amenable to eco-friendly urbanites. Here’s a look at green features you can expect in most AMLI rental apartments, especially those built during the last decade.
High […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

10 Green New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep. One reason for this is that people tend to make unrealistic or exceedingly ambitious resolutions. If you like setting attainable goals and care about the environment, why not make a green New Year’s resolution for 2018? Here are 10 eco-friendly resolutions that require little discipline, yet can still make a difference.
1. Adopt greener laundry habits
If you don’t already only run the washer when you have a full load of clothes to wash, start doing so. If you really need to wash an item individually, try hand washing. And, unless you plan to wear clothes within […]

By |December 21st, 2017|Green Living|0 Comments
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