Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design

Axle is pursuing LEED Gold with multiple strategies for energy savings, reducing water use, and improving indoor air quality. Expected achievement LEED for Homes, Midrise Gold certification.

ENERGY

26.3% energy cost savings compared to ASHRAE 90.1-2007
Energy Saving Measures

— 95% efficiency domestic hot water boiler
— Efficient whole house fans - Panasonic WhisperGreen
— LED lighting throughout
— ENERGY STAR appliances (washing machine, refrigerator, and dishwasher)

22 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Charge Point)

SITE

Access to Multiple Bus Stations and Adjacent to Bike Routes
75 Bike Storage Spaces
Units with Enhanced Daylight and Views

WATER

Outdoor Water Use

With the selection of non-invasive plants and an efficient irrigation system, Axle reduces the overall outdoor potable water use per year.

Indoor Water Use

With the selection of EPA WaterSense fixtures, Axle saves overall indoor potable water use per year.

Residential Fixtures

— 1.25 gpf water closets (Kohler, Wellworth K-3998)
— 1.2 gpm lavatory faucets (Symmons Duro 3622-1.5)
— 1.75 gpm showerheads (Symmons Axle CD0759-3602-1.75 and Symmons 0195-2W-1.5 for ADA units)

MATERIALS

90% of Construction Waste Diverted from Landfills
Healthy Air Quality

— Paints and coatings: Low VOC products (meets GS-11 & SCAQMD 1113)
— Adhesives and sealants: Low VOCs products used within the weather barrier, meets SCAQMD 1168
— All interior wall insulation is GreenGuard labeled
— All hard flooring is FloorScore Certified

Materials Extracted and Manufactured within 500 Miles of Axle

— Floor and wall framing
— Roof and exterior framing
— Sheathing
— Cement and aggregate

CONTACT
US

We'd love to connect.

AXLE — A PLACE TO FIND YOUR CENTER