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Greening Your Senior Living Communities - News and Updates

4/22/2014
Active & Engaged Seniors, Choice, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Resident Engagement, Senior Living Options
“Breaking the stereotype” is how Jeff Getek, a public affairs manager for Erickson Living, describes his company’s philosophy that senior living commu...
3/11/2014
CEO, cheatsheet, Green Living, Partnerships, Property Management, Strategy, Utilities
Senior living communities just like all of us have to be smart shoppers. They purchase the obvious supplies that are seen and touched daily such as fo...
3/1/2014
Changes to the tax code could help senior living communities be more energy efficient
11/20/2013
cheatsheet, Choice, Engage, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living by Design, Senior Living Options
What’s extra special in person-centered senior living? Two renowned architects chose their favorite senior living spaces, highlighted in the November/...
11/12/2013
Active & Engaged Seniors, Best of the Best Awards, cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Engage, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living Options, Space Planning and Design, Strategy
The 2014 Best of the Best awards are now open, recognizing innovative new programs and services that are defining the future of senior living. What’s ...
11/1/2013
Featured Magazine Articles, Furnishings, Green Living, Land/Site Development, Physical Plant, Property Management, Security, Senior Living by Design, Senior Living Executive, Space Planning and Design
Second-annual competition reflects changing consumer lifestyle preferences
10/29/2013
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Branding, Business, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Community Leadership, Engage, Executive Talent Management, Falls Prevention, Finance, Green Living, Hero Awards, Human Resources, Managed Risk, Marketing Strategy, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Partnerships, Physical Plant, Property Management, Risk Management, Staffing & Performance
ALFA has opened up nominations for its annual awards program, designed to recognize outstanding individuals and best practices in the field of senior ...
9/24/2013
Best of the Best Awards, cheatsheet, Community Acting to Reduce Energy (CARE), Green Living, Property Management
While many new projects aim for LEED certification, Brightview Senior Living’s holistic approach to going green includes retrofitting existing buildin...
9/11/2013
Business, cheatsheet, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management
Are you interested in applying for the Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification for your community? The EPA announced the last day ...
7/24/2013
Business, cheatsheet, Competitive Positioning, Green Living, Health and Wellness, Physical Plant, Property Management, Strategy, Utilities
Senior living providers are realizing the environmental benefits of going green for their communities and their residents, and they’re doing it withou...
7/24/2013
Green Living
Online energy measurement and tracking tool, used by more than 19% of the senior living market, makes it easier than ever to save energy and cut green...
7/16/2013
Business, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Science and Technology, Strategy
What is the average cost of your senior living community’s electricity bill? Who’s in charge of reviewing and paying your community’s monthly electric...
7/9/2013
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Branding, Business, Business Planning, cheatsheet, Competitive Positioning, Consumer Intelligence, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management
Named a Best of the Best Program to Spotlight, Benchmark Senior Living’s Bedford Falls-It’s a Wonderful Life program proves that going green is not on...
7/2/2013
Green Living, Property Management
The average green building achieves: 30 percent energy savings, 35-50 percent CO2 savings, and 50-90 percent water cost savings. Learn how to go green...
5/15/2013
Green Living, Physical Plant, PowerPoint Presentations
The benefits of adopting environmentally sound business practices are well documented. Greenification is both a tool to improve the quality of life in...
5/15/2013
Green Living, Physical Plant, PowerPoint Presentations, Space Planning and Design
As the most widely recognized and widely used green building program across the globe, LEED is transforming buildings, homes and communities in all 50...
4/30/2013
Business, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management
Are you looking for ways to save energy, reduce operating costs, and get some positive publicity for your efficiency efforts? Register by May 31, 2013...
3/12/2013
Business, Business Planning, Green Living, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Physical Plant, Property Management, Risk Management, Webinars
Are you up to date on the latest key business topics affecting senior living providers? ALFA offers webinars facilitated by the leading authorities in...
2/6/2013
Green Living, Webinars
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR program announced the energy saving results of all 3,200 competitors at the half-way poin...
1/15/2013
Business, cheatsheet, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management
Energy is a leading operational cost for senior living communities. From electricity bills to energy efficient equipment, senior living providers are ...
1/8/2013
Business, cheatsheet, Green Living, Property Management, Senior Living Industry Events, Utilities, Webinars
The green wave of making buildings more energy efficient and environmentally friendly is now breaking upon the shores of the senior living industry. E...
11/1/2012
Featured Magazine Articles, Furnishings, Green Living, Land/Site Development, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living Executive, Space Planning and Design
Five architectural and interior design trends are changing how senior living communities look, feel, and serve the people who call them home.
9/18/2012
Business, Engage, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Science and Technology, Utilities
Learn the latest energy management strategies and methods of making the most out of participation in the ENERGY STAR program.
5/16/2012
Community Acting to Reduce Energy (CARE), Green Living
Today, ALFA will also recognize 265 senior living communities with the Communities Acting to Reduce Energy (C.A.R.E.) Achievement Award.
3/15/2012
Community Acting to Reduce Energy (CARE), Green Living, Property Management
Brookdale Senior Living has partnered with ENERGY STAR, formalizing their commitment to energy management. Recently, Brookdale acquired Horizon Bay, w...
1/31/2012
Green Living, Property Management
Cogenra Solar highlights the costs and benefits of implementing a solar energy program through a case study of an assisted living community undergoing...
1/12/2012
Green Living
If you are thinking about putting together an internal team of experts to save energy but don’t know where to start, look no further. The ENERGY STAR ...
1/10/2012
Green Living
Check out the most relevant trends affecting energy usage and energy costs in the United States.
1/4/2012
Green Living
Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? Resolve to save money and help the environment with ENERGY STAR and ALFA’s new Communities Acting to Reduce Energ...
12/27/2011
Green Living, Property Management
Learn how the energy market works and how to save money on energy costs for your community.
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Learn the business case for energy intervention by positioning energy as a controllable, investment-grade opportunity. Free for members. Download/ Purchase now.

Presenters:

• Mike Payne, APPI Energy.
• Rick Avery, Health Care REIT, Inv.
• John D'Angelo, New York Presbyterian Hospital
• Michael Hatton, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
• Clark Reed, ENERGY STAR Buildings, U.S. EPA
• Patrick Everitt, Ecova