Gainesville and Orlando Renters Go Green when Evaluating Apartments

Dec 20, 2010, 13:24 ET from 352 Media Group

GAINESVILLE, Fla. and ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartment renters are looking for more than just a roof over their head these days. They're seeking shelter that matches their lifestyle. And for some, that means plentiful recycling efforts, low energy lighting, LEED certification or even a community garden. It's become so popular that apartment finding websites in Gainesville, Florida and Orlando, Florida have become the first to actually allow renters to search for apartments based on how green they are.

College students in Gainesville, FL are looking to get more out of their apartment search. This progressive college town is turning to to find the green apartments Gainesville residents can't live without. The website allows renters to search Gainesville apartments based on all the normal criteria they may be curious about. And it also includes a breakdown of which apartments allow for individual leases. But what makes this website unique is that it allows students and Gainesville residents alike to search for a greener way of life. A few clicks will narrow down the listings to only those which offer the green lifestyle a renter desires.

In Orlando, renters can head to where they'll find a comprehensive listing of Orlando apartments and the amenities they offer. Renters can use the Orlando Apartment Locator to search for Orlando apartments based on any criteria including rent, location, number of bedrooms, pet policy, parking and other community features like pools and fitness rooms. But the criteria that are really getting attention are the Green Efforts. The technology on this website allows renters to look for what type of recycling is offered, which have tankless water heaters, native landscaping and even community gardens. This option is especially popular with college students looking to rent UCF apartments.

Both sites were designed by 352 Media Group, an Orlando Web design company. For more information, contact Pete Zimek, founder of and at

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