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Solara is an exciting, ground-breaking, state-of-the-art, eco-friendly, “net-zero” luxury apartment community located at 291 North Thompson St. in Rotterdam NY.

MAKING YOUR PET A GREAT TENANT

When you find an apartment that takes pets, it’s golden. There are several steps you can take to make sure that your pet is an excellent tenant and welcome addition to your apartment community.   First off, make sure that you know the rules about pets and follow them....

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What The Coronavirus is Teaching Us About The Climate Crisis

For almost two decades, scientists have been warning us that the climate crisis is an existential threat to mankind and we need to drastically change the way we live and travel. With most regions of the world on some form of a lock down, people from all over are finally seeing their direct impact on climate pollution.

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My First Apartment: Decorating Tips

So you’re moving into your first apartment, a major milestone in anyone’s life. Maybe you’ve been saving up for some time, or you’re a recent college graduate starting a new job. Whatever your circumstances are one thing is for certain, once the rent and security deposit is paid the next step is going to be decoration.

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5 Things To Do in Schenectady

Whether you are a new resident or are considering Solara Luxury Apartments, there’s a good chance you might be new to the Schenectady area. Maybe you’re moving here for a new job or perhaps your significant other lives in the area. Whatever the reason is, you’ve probably wondered to yourself,

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Net-Zero Laws In New York

With the rising concerns over climate change, Net-Zero (also known as zero-emission housing) is one of the newest and most popular building trends. One major issue though is affordability.

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Designing A Net-Zero Living Environment

We design and build an environment that puts eco-friendliness at the forefront of everything in our living space. From building with eco-friendly, energy saving materials during construction, we eliminate much of the need for energy up front and in the future.

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What Is Eco-Luxury?

For many of you, the word “eco-luxury” is probably a new term. But even if you have heard of it, the word probably doesn’t register with you on a daily basis. Think about it: when’s the last time you saw a product or service that was eco-friendly, let alone eco-luxury?

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How To Save More Than $$$ With Solara

You see, many apartment and housing complexes tend to position themselves as saving you money. Or they’ll tell you about how you can save with the amenities they offer. That’s great, and quite honestly, we do that here at Solara.

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Solar Powered Apartments? How We Did It At Solara Luxury Apartments.

Well, we’ve developed our complex to run almost exclusively on our on-site solar power. There are some logistical and legal challenges to being off-grid, so we are grid-connected, but the point is that we are running on solar all the time. That’s something very unique from any other building with solar power.

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Solara’s Spectacular September Special

Our special is focused on building the community we started here in Rotterdam earlier this year. Over our first summer as a new apartment complex, we introduced many into our net-zero community, and it’s been such a joy to see so many people who want to experience and live a net-zero lifestyle

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