Category Archives: Apartment Living

Top 5 Ways to Save Energy With Window Treatments

Most apartments in Charlotte, NC, are constructed with energy-efficient materials that help reduce residents' monthly heating and cooling bills. Did you know you could also save even more money on energy bills by dressing your windows with energy-saving window treatments? Interior decorators call curtains, drapes, blinds and other window coverings "window treatments." The best, energy-saving window treatments…

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage

People living in Charlotte, NC, apartments sometimes report losing their electricity due to severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, flooding or, more rarely, brown-outs (sudden spiking of power usage during heat waves). Loss of power can also happen unexpectedly when transformers blow or electric company workers replace old wiring and poles. Do you remember the last time you lost your…

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