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.
— 95% efficiency domestic hot water boiler
— Efficient whole house fans - Panasonic WhisperGreen
— LED lighting throughout
— ENERGY STAR appliances (washing machine, refrigerator, and dishwasher)
With the selection of non-invasive plants and an efficient irrigation system, Axle reduces the overall outdoor potable water use per year.
With the selection of EPA WaterSense fixtures, Axle saves overall indoor potable water use per year.
— 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)
— 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
— Floor and wall framing
— Roof and exterior framing
— Cement and aggregate