Green living

  • Connecticut's First Residence Targeting LEED Platinum Certification

  • Half the carbon footprint and utility bill of a conventional apartment

  • Energy-use web page with remote programming for each apartment

  • 400kW fuel cell on site to produce clean, renewable power

  • Elevators that recapture their own energy

  • Electric-car charging stations

  • Zipcars available

  • Convenient first-floor storage for your bicycle

  • Recycled and local construction materials

  • Recycling room on each floor

  • Real-time building performance data available

  • Half-acre green roof with rainwater harvesting and irrigation system

  • Building-wide high-efficiency lighting and occupancy sensors

  • Demand-control ventilation

  • Exhaust-heat energy recovery

  • Walk to over 30 Zagat- rated restaurants

  • Next to State Street train station with direct access to New York. Near Union Station for travel to Boston, Hardfort and Washington, DC

  • This clean energy project was made possible by a grant from the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund

High-performance windows admit light while blocking heat, for year-round comfort and prevent UV damage to furnishings.

Better karma with half the carbon footprint and utility bill of a conventional apartment.

Energy use-web page with remote programming for each apartment.

High-performance R-22 insulation.

Ceramic tiles installed with low-VOC adhesives.

High-efficiency water-source heat pumps.

CRI-certified recycled-fiber carpet tiles installed with low-VOC adhesives.

High-efficiency lighting with ENERGY STAR®-qualified CFLs in all fixtures.

Low-VOC paint and sealants.

Remotely programmable smart thermostats.

GE ENERGY STAR®-rated dishwasher.

Formaldehyde-free cabinets.

Stone countertops with post-consumer recycled content.

GE ENERGY STAR®-rated refrigerator.