According to AARP, St. Paul, Minnesota is ranked number two per medium city population as ‘The Most Livable City in America’ in 2015. The St. Paul City Council is determined to provide sustainable living options to St. Paul’s citizens. This is being done by increased efforts to reduce greenhouse gases like carbon-dioxide in the atmosphere.
Sustainable and green living involves measures like conservation of energy, water and soil. It includes providing alternative fuel options, encouraging recycling, championing the cause of reforestation by creating green spaces in urban blocks, making investments to harness energies like solar and wind that are abundant in nature and to ensure every citizen gets clean water supply.
Why does Green Living matter?
It matters because drastic environmental changes are neither good for us and nor for our plant and wildlife. The government of St. Paul, Minnesota understands that it needs to do whatever it takes to protect environment and to conserve it for the generation to come.
St. Paul city’s vision of sustainability encompasses economic, environmental and social aspects of urban life and it is beautifully reflected in the real estate of twin cities. The housing societies have built energy efficient lofts and condos in downtown Minneapolis, downtown St. Paul, Lower town/downtown St. Paul and uptown Minneapolis.
The features you may find in an eco green-friendly condos and lofts: LED lighting, Energy Star Appliances, fresh air intake built in the HVAC, low VOC painted used in the condo units & common areas, hard surface flooring Indoor Air Quality Certified by LEED standards, and bike rakes.
How/where can you find Green Living options?
It is important to consider using a GREEN Designated REALTOR® when looking to buy a loft or a condo in Minneapolis-St. Paul (twin cities). The GREEN REALTOR® who can help you locate sustainable condos and lofts in your location of interest.
You will find majority of these eco green-friendly lofts and condos in Minneapolis and St. Paul are equipped with modern day amenities that make it easier to lead an environmental friendly lifestyle. It is a good idea to check if the property is green certified.
Realty Group, Inc.
Shannon Lindstrom, REALTOR®, AHWD, CRS, GREEN
3495 Northdale Blvd NW Ste 200
Minneapolis, MN 55448