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MATERIALS RESOURCES • • • • • • • •

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Over 10% of building materials (concrete and steel) manufactured from recycled content Reduced carbon footprint - more than 20% of material originated within 300 miles Over 70% of construction waste material diverted from landfills and recycled Renewable bamboo flooring in apartment homes Recyclable carpeting Solar shades to reduce heat transfer Use of eco-friendly cleaning products by on-site team Energy efficient light colored roof

INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY • •

Low-emitting materials-adhesives, sealants, zero VOC paint, carpet and composite wood products Smoke-free community

ENERGY & WATER

EFFICIENCY • • • • • • •

Interior fluorescent lighting inside apartment homes and common areas Programmable thermostats Low-flow plumbing fixtures Double-glazed windows ENERGY STAR qualified appliances High-efficiency HVAC systems Low-E glass

LANDSCAPING & ENVIRONMENT • • • • •

Drought-tolerant native plants Bio-filtration meadow to filter debris and sediment prior to entering source of area’s drinking water Widening of sidewalks, extension of a pedestrian bridge and future railroad underpass to enhance nearby pedestrian and cyclist infrastructure Rain sensors on irrigation Condensate collection system used for irrigation

TRANSPORTATION • • • • •

Shopping, restaurants and other service-oriented businesses within walking distance Amtrak station within a ½ mile Two bus stops within a ¼ mile Bicycle storage facility Preferred parking for energy-efficient vehicles

Electric car charging stations


Gables Residential Corporate Citizenship Report 2014