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Sustainability
Takeaways from our conversation with Mike Regan from Pacific Green Landscape, Inc. Property managers in Southern California have many things to consider when planning for water management through landscape on their properties; two topics that are most commonly considered in our region are drought and fire. Finding landscape and irrigation systems that are water-wise, energy...
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  Scenario Sunburst Homeowners Association, a property managed by Castle Breckenridge (CBM), faced a challenge in finding a solution to flooding in an area of the apartment complex. The raised platform located in between the property’s buildings would flood and dump water at the foot of the buildings, affecting 10-15 units with water issues upon...
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With the California statewide drought and a general increase in environmental awareness, HOAs and property managers are turning to creative and modern solutions such as rain barrels and water collection systems to adapt to new regulations and better serve their communities. Implementing water storage systems has a number of important benefits for homes and properties....
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Summary of our Facebook Live conversation with Bradley Schuber of Kriger Law Firm Restrictions on Solar Energy Systems in Common Interest Developments: A Summary In California there is a big push for solar energy and will likely see an increase in the state’s use of solar energy systems in the near future; California’s seemingly unlimited...
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California’s water supply is drastically decreasing faster than it ever has before. The current dry weather patterns have put the state in its most severe drought in history. As residents of the state, there are many things homeowners can do to reduce their water consumption. The largest change homeowner’s can make to conserve water is...
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It’s no surprise that California is currently facing one of the most severe droughts in history. As San Diego residents, it is crucial we respond to these environmental changes by reducing our consumption of water. The easiest way to save water starts in your own backyard, and making drought-proof changes to your landscape. Xeriscape gardening...
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1. Clean Energy Statistics show that the rate of global warming is increasing at a very rapid rate. One of the main causes of global warming is human activity and the burning of fossil fuels to drive cars, generate electricity, and operate businesses. Steps towards reducing your fossil fuel consumption can be achieved in your...
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via PacificGreenLandscapes.com Excerpt: In 2004, Pacific Green Landscape began working for Westview Neighborhood HOA in Mira Mesa. At the time, water bills for the property including its nine acres of slopes, two acres of planters and half acre of turf were in the ball park of $16,000 a month. “With help from Pacific Green Landscape, we...
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It’s no secret: water, sewer, electricity, and gas prices are on the rise, increasing much faster than the rate of inflation. In fact, some parts of California have seen a 15% increase in their water bills and an average increase of $85 per month in electricity in the last year. Unfortunately, the biggest amount of...
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