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MATERIALS RESOURCES • • • • •

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Recycling bins through out the community Use of eco-friendly cleaning products by on-site team Renewable bamboo floors Construction schedule minimizes soil exposure Indigenous materials used for major elements of the building (concrete, steel, drywall, brick, CMU, stone, insulation)

INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY • • • •

Smoke-free community Controllable lighting Programmable thermostats All unit penetrations are sealed to prevent unwanted contaminants

ENERGY & WATER

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ENERGY STAR qualified appliances Low-E glass Low-flow plumbing fixtures High-efficiency HVAC systems Enhanced foundation waterproofing installed ENERGY STAR cool roof Sealed ducts Insulated floors Windows and doors have complete air barrier NFRC-certified windows Hot water lines insulated to a minimum of R-4 Continuous air barrier between walls and ceiling separating the garage from the conditioned living spaces R-6 HVAC insulation Central water boiler system Solar shades in every apartment home

LANDSCAPING & ENVIRONMENT • •

Rain sensors on irrigation Native or regionally appropriate grass, vegetation, and trees used

TRANSPORTATION • • •

Mixed-use community featuring shops and restaurants on-site/within walking distance Public transportation access Pedestrian activity promoted

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Gables Residential Corporate Citizenship Report 2014 Gables Residential Corporate Citizenship Report 2014


Gables Residential Corporate Citizenship Report 2014