Green Renter in the News
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EarthTechling is a destination for readers seeking to better their lives and the world around them through the use of eco-tech. Green Renter is a blog topic in September.
Mother Nature Network reviews Green Renter. Website lets renters find a pad with environmentally conscious features such as dual-flush toilets, compact fluorescent lights.
To support those forward-thinking landlords who already have gone green, renters in transition can find their next homes by searching Green Renter.com.
"We have already received one phone call from someone who saw us on your website so it has already paid off!"
Ryan Launtz, Museum Place Lofts and Townhouses, Portland, Ore.
"Greenrenter.com, even in its early stages, provides an organized, attractive starting point for green-minded renters that didn't exist a few months ago."
Portland-based GreenRenter is trying to help by offering online listings of homes, apartments and office spaces with energy-efficient, good indoor air quality and other green building attributes.
"Add one more ingenious idea to our green business ideas list!"
"Along comes a website that marries two of my all-time favorite passions, conservationism and free market choices."
"The website is such a great resource--and a timely, well needed one at that!"
Dana Earlenbaugh, Community Manager, Headwates Apartments, Portland, Ore.
"Looking to lower your footprint? The next time you're looking for a new place to live or new digs for your gig, take a look at Green Renter to find a green building."
"Environmentally conscious owners, buyers, renters and property managers should all be in favor of this site which helps to differentiate green from not-so-green."
"I have a feeling it's going to be pretty successful as more and more people become conscious of how their overall health is affected by their surroundings--especially if those surroundings happen to be where they eat and sleep."
"A little over a year ago, several Portland realtors were the first in the nation to convince the Regional Multiple Listing Service to add fields for green home features. This function allows sellers to identify efforts to increase the environmental performance and healthfulness of their property so that perspective homebuyers can search for these features more readily. Now in a similar vein, a new website called GreenRenter, is helping match future tenants with green commercial and residential properties."
"So what happens when you combine tech, green living, and housing? You get GreenRenter, a new resource that helps you search for your own green living (or office) space in the Portland area."
"This is nifty! ... We're hoping as the site grows you'll be able to search for a home or office that aligns with your own green priorities."
"I would think that this [GreenRenter] would be especially useful in places that are not yet as green friendly, serving as a valuable connection point."