RealPage Podcast

Sustainability Series

The average unit costs a property $1,020 per unit in energy expenses—30% of which is due to inefficiency losses. The RealPage Sustainability Success Series will show you how you can recover these losses and generate even more in value per unit. This multi-part series of 20-minute episodes examines the top-trending sustainability issues impacting multifamily portfolios across the country.

Sustainability Series

Episode 14: GRESB Reporting Update

Mar 8, 2021 | 19 min
More and more companies are participating in Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) reporting. Widely popular in other parts of the globe, these standards are becoming increasingly more c... Read More
Sustainability Series

Episode 13: Better Buildings Challenge with Mercy Housing

Mar 7, 2021 | 16 min
Earlier in the series, we talked about The Better Buildings Challenge, which involves a voluntary commitment to reduce portfolio-wide energy consumption by 20% within 10 years. In June, the DOE and HU... Read More
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Episode 12: EPA Partner of the Year: The Bozzuto Group

Mar 6, 2021 | 16 min
Join Peter Zadoretzky, Director of Sustainability at The Bozzuto Group, for a discussion about the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award—an honor that recognizes superior levels of energy m... Read More
Sustainability Series

Episode 11: Let’s Talk Trash: Utilizing Technology to Modernize Trash Management

Mar 5, 2021 | 14 min
We all know it is challenge both operationally, expense and data collection, but there are proven ways to capture the data, reduce contamination and reduce your trash expense by up to 50%. Learn how t... Read More
Sustainability Series

Episode 10: Solar Innovations in Multifamily

Mar 4, 2021 | 8 min
Want to know more about the future of sustainability? Find out what one team learned when they competed in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon®. It’s a collegiate competition that ... Read More
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Episode 9: Automate with Efficiency: Smart Apartments and Building Operations

Dec 9, 2020 | 10 min
You know about smart apartments, but do you know about building operations systems solutions? Learn how to better manage the back-end operations of multifamily properties by gaining a better understan... Read More
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Episode 8: Hitting the Mark with the Better Buildings Challenge

Dec 8, 2020 | 20 min
Mary Nitschke joins Join Michael Freedberg, Sr. Advisor, High Performance Building, Office of Economic Development, to hear about the HUD Better Buildings Challenge, a voluntary leadership initiative.... Read More
Sustainability Series

Episode 7: Best Practices on Acquisition for Sustainability

Dec 7, 2020 | 13 min
What do acquisition managers look for when purchasing buildings, and what sustainability upgrades do they consider when making purchasing decisions? Join Zach Goldman, Chief Operating Officer of TGM A... Read More
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Episode 6: Regulatory Changes: What’s on the Horizon?

Dec 6, 2020 | 12 min
Keeping up with the highly regulated environment of utilities can be challenging without robust legal resources. Making a wrong turn as you try to navigate this complicated terrain can have disastrous... Read More
Sustainability Series

Episode 5: Smart Apartments & BMS

Dec 5, 2020 | 24 min
Are your smart apartments smart enough to lower investment and operating expenses, reduce outages, increase efficiency, enable rate optimization, optimize conservation activity and drive strategic ini... Read More
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Episode 4: Benchmarking: I did it last year, now what?

Dec 4, 2020 | 13 min
To maximize energy cost savings and achieve optimum portfolio performance the most effective energy benchmarking measures should be maintained and assessed routinely throughout the year and year over ... Read More
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Episode 3: Waste Management: Recycling Mandates in Dallas

Dec 3, 2020 | 21 min
The Dallas ordinance mandating recycling services for all multi-unit residential buildings with eight or more units went into effect in January 2020. Did you know that Big D property owners are now re... Read More