Sustainable Elements

MyFile 4

  • High-efficiency fresh-air supply and exhaust system
  • Year-round occupant climate controls via a programmable digital thermostat, offering optimal comfort and energy efficiency

MyFile 1

  • Preeminent location – restaurants, retail shops, public library, parks and other amenities located within walking distance to 5637 Forbes
  • 5637 Forbes designed to capture the architectural integrity of the neighborhood
  • “America’s Most Livable City”

MyFile 5

  • EnergyStar rated appliances
  • 5637 Forbes is designed to capture and utilize solar energy
  • Expansive windows and ceilings emit natural light throughout the units
  • Motion-sensors – designed to maximize energy savings
  • EnergyStar rated LED or compact fluorescent lighting

MyFile 3

  • Sustainable or native plants selected for their minimal water needs
  • WaterSense certified or low-flow faucets and dual-flush toilets

MyFile 2

  • Where possible, 5637 Forbes is composed of natural and environmentally safe building materials to ensure a healthy, toxic-free environment.
  • Eco-friendly paints, adhesives and sealants emit no or low Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Locally harvested or Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified materials
  • Sustainable or native landscaped plants

MyFile 6

  • Construction Junction performs “deep salvage” pilot project at project site to obtain an reuse existing building materials – all aimed at reducing landfill debris
  • Green Management Company – toxic-free cleaning supplies
  • Electric car hook-ups – designed for future green technologies
  • Building Garden Center
  • High performance exterior wall system includes a vapor and air barrier to minimize random air-infiltration
  • Well-insulated residences designed to maximize consistent desired ambient unit temperatures
  • Recycling and composting containers
  • On-site bicycle storage