energy and resource efficient construction at a price the planet can afford

energy and resource efficient construction at a price the planet can afford

Austin Apartments

austin ThumbOriginally built in the 1920s, this rundown multifamily housing complex was formerly a neighborhood general store. Loken Builders restored the original character of the building, and added many new green building features, including well insulated entry and storm doors, energy efficient windows and superinsulated walls, Other green building features include a photovoltaic electric and solar hot water systems and a rooftop rainwater collection system used for irrigating the surrounding landscape.  Ecological landscaping elements include boulevard reclamation tree planting, the introduction of hundreds of xeric plants and permeable parking pavement

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