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Sunlight and Savings

Posted by Daniel S. Sharabi on Jul 1, 2019 10:27:00 AM

At Livable we are committed to promoting conservation through billing and education and make sure to keep up to date on all power and utility options.

What Rent Control Really Means

Posted by Written with love by the Livable Content Team on May 14, 2019 4:36:18 PM

At Livable we help property managers control costs and consumption using our Ratio Utility Billing System, so you can keep costs steady for renters as other monthly costs such as rent go up and down. Book a call with Livable today and learn how you can help tenants save resources and money too.

Supporting Statewide Sustainability

Posted by Content Director on May 14, 2019 4:33:56 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.

Plant Your Seeds - but there is no need to water them every day

Posted by Written with love by the Livable Content Team on May 14, 2019 4:30:31 PM

At Livable we help manage your utility and water costs through an analytical system designed to help reduce your environmental footprint as well as generate revenue for your property; keeping in mind weather trends from month to month. In California, the winter is the only time of year when some property owners actually look forward to receiving their water bills. Thanks to the season’s heavy rains, there is no need to water outdoor plants, bringing monthly totals down substantially from the dry summer highs. 

Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away

Posted by Written with love by the Livable Content Team on May 14, 2019 4:26:14 PM

At Livable we are proud to provide all housing providers with the same opportunities to save money and utilize valuable natural resources such as rain. In California, our rainy season can be extremely inconsistent. One way to conserve the water we get in a wet month is to invest in a rain harvesting system. Both environmentally and financially friendly! There are even tax incentives in place to make these systems more affordable. 

Solar System Dreams Become Reality

Posted by Content Director on May 14, 2019 4:17:45 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. 

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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.