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Xeriscape Plants Conserve Water and Save Money

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 […]

4 Advantages of Installing Solar Power In Your Home

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 […]

Pacific Green Landscape Saves HOA Thousands of Dollars

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 […]

Sick Benefits Start July 1st 2015

All employers in the state of California must provide a minimum of 3 days paid sick leave to all employees, regardless of whether they are full or part time, starting July 1st 2015. The law affects both private and public employees. Unlike many other employment laws, there is no exemption for small businesses. Who Is […]

Sustainability in Multi-Family Complexes

Sustainability for HOAs 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 […]

Benefits of Paying Dues Online

Many Property Management and Homeowners Associations (HOA’s) are accepting monthly dues payments online. What does this mean for residents? 1. Save on checks and mailing supplies all while protecting the environment Have you ever thought about how much it costs to mail your dues check each month? Let’s break it down: Box of checks = […]