Skylar at Playa Vista, Winner of NAHB’s 2014 Best in Green 50+ Home

skylarSkylar at Playa Vista, designed by KTGY Group and located in Playa Vista, California is this week’s featured green community.

A 2014 Best in Green award winner, Skylar at Playa Vista is a modern take on the traditional three-story townhome and is marketed toward Boomers and multigenerational families.

Below are ten ways Skylar at Playa Vista incorporates green technology and techniques into its award-winning design:

10 of Skylar at Playa Vista’s green features:

  • Rooftop solar panels for community lighting
  • Promotion of a Live/Work/Shop/Play/Green Environment through its walkability, reducing pollution, energy consumption, and traffic
  • Use of municipal recycled water system
  • Permeable pavement
  • Drought-tolerant plants to minimize water use
  • High performance water fixtures to increase efficiency
  • High-efficiency appliances
  • Cool roof system that reflects heat and minimizes energy usage
  • 100% EnergyStar lighting
  • Air filter system to improve environmental quality

Quick stats

  • Acres: 3.7
  • Number of units: 93 (1,923-2,485 ft.2)
  • Type: Private condominiums
  • Green certification: LEED Platinum

Find out how your green project can win Best in Green in the newly announced NAHB Green Awards here: www.nahb.org/greenawards

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