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MATERIALS AND RESOURCES - Construction waste debris diverted from landfill - Recycled construction materials - Eco-friendly cleaning products - Recyclable carpet - Reflective roof to reduce Urban Heat Island Effect - CFC-free HVAC refrigerant INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY - Smoke free community - High-efficiency HVAC units with programmable thermostats - Sealed living spaces, combined with filtered outside air ventilation, prevent unwanted contaminates and improves insulation value - MERV 8 filters - Carbon monoxide detectors - Low-E glass reducing solar heat gain and improving energy efficiency

ENERGY & WATER EFFICIENCY -H  igh efficiency lighting package -E  NERGY STARŽ bath exhaust fans -E  nergy efficient refrigerators and dishwashers -L  ow-flow plumbing fixtures LANDSCAPING -E  rosion control site planning -N  on-evasive plantings -R  ain sensors on irrigation -M  ulched landscape for moisture retention TRANSPORTATION -W  alking distance to commuter rail station -N  ew urbanism design -C  ommunity located immediately adjacent to shops and restaurants -E  lectric car charging stations -P  referred parking for lowemission vehicles -B  icycle storage facility AWARDS & CERTIFICATIONS -N  ational Green Building Standard – Bronze Rating


Gables Corporate Citizenship 2015 Report