Fox Apartments - 4330 SE Division

LEED Platinum


ENERGY EFFICIENCY

   High-performance windows that minimize heat loss in the winter and reduce radiant heat gain in the summer

   Low-flow fixtures that reduce the amount of energy required for hot water uses

   Premium efficiency lighting design

   Occupancy sensors on bath fans

   Energy Star appliances

 

RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

   Recycling facilities for residents

   Construction waste management with recourse recovery and recycling carried out during construction

   Preference given to materials that contain recycled content and are manufactured locally

   Preference given to materials that are extracted locally reducing the embodied energy associated with transportation

   Previous structure deconstructed and with materials salvaged or recycled

 

WATER EFFICIENCY

   Low-flow kitchen and bath fixtures

   Dual flush toilets

   Draught tolerant landscaping with no permanent irrigation required

 

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

   Drought-tolerant landscaping, with native/adaptive plantings that require less water

   Eco-swale on back patio filters stormwater into the ground, reducing demand on the public storm system.

 

INDOOR AIR QUALITY

   Operable windows allow for natural ventilation

   HVAC units have high-efficiency filtration to remove particulates from the air entering the building

   Specified low-toxicity building paints, flooring, and finishes to prevent off-gassing

   No added urea-formaldehyde (a toxic adhesive used in wood products) cabinets

   Construction crews followed specific guidelines to contain dust and prevent contamination of installed systems

   Walk-off mats at main building entries to help prevent contaminants from entering the building

   Sealed concrete flooring that prevents allergens, mold, dust, and mites that typically hide in carpet flooring options

 

GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

   Mixed-use, transit-supportive infill housing project: close to shopping, restaurants, and transit

   Secure bicycle storage next to the lobby

   Durable construction materials


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