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How to Control Costs as Utility Rates Rise

Posted by Content Director on May 5, 2021 2:59:50 PM

Property owners nationwide should anticipate across-the-board utility increases in 2021, with some jurisdictions expected to see double-digit rate hikes. Yet there are proactive steps owners can take now to hedge against these additional expenses. 

Supporting Statewide Sustainability

Posted by Content Director on May 14, 2019 7:33:56 PM

Over the last few years we’ve seen financial incentives have a huge impact on making sustainability appealing and accessible for a wide variety of property owners. For example, there is no doubt that California’s comprehensive tax credits and other incentive programs contributed to the boom in solar power over the last five years or so.

Solar System Dreams Become Reality

Posted by Content Director on May 14, 2019 7:17:45 PM

At Livable we offer individualized utility management and cost recovery solutions; we have a skilled legal team who are responsible for providing up-to-date Federal, State, and Local regulations, taking into account any new legislations. 


Smart saver tip of the month

Insulating water pipes is a quick and inexpensive way to lower water-heating costs. The easy upgrade reduces heat loss and allows you to lower your buildings’ water temperature setting by two to four degrees. Plus, since water doesn’t take as long to heat up, less of this precious resource is wasted waiting for faucets and showers to get to the appropriate temperature.

On smaller buildings, this is a definite DIY job that should take less than a day to complete. Check out the U.S. Department of Energy’s website for a comprehensive shopping list and step-by-step instructions.