Prioritizing Wellbeing & Sustainability from the Inside Out
Life at Heartwood goes above and beyond everyday apartment living: It's a lifestyle that supports your health and comfortability. It's a thoughtfully designed space that conserves resources and contributes to a more sustainable tomorrow. It's a community that cares about its community.
As a Fitwel® certified building, Heartwood adheres to elevated standards of design and construction, to provide an elevated standard of living.
- Energy Efficiency
- Water Conservation
- Enhanced Air Quality
- Heat & Sound Regulation
Human Health & Wellbeing
- Enhanced Air Filtration: Utilizing MERV 13 filters in common areas and units to combat potential wildfire smoke and improve air quality.
- Indoor Air Quality: Eliminating added urea formaldehyde and using Low VOC finishes to reduce off-gassing; enhanced ventilation systems installed for poor air quality days.
- Health and Wellness: Secure bike storage for active lifestyles; tobacco and smoke-free policy for improved respiratory health.
- Air Quality in Units: Enhanced unit compartmentalization and in-unit ERV systems for better air quality and energy efficiency.
- Noise Reduction: Acoustic treatments in walls and windows, especially near noisy areas, adhering to HUD acoustical standards.
- Optimized Window Coatings: Specially coated windows to control solar heat gain, complemented by operable windows for natural cooling.
- Electric Vehicle Support: Provision of on-site electric car charging stations to encourage eco-friendly transportation.
- Biophilic Design: Intentionally nature-focused spaces designed to reduce stress, increase sleep quality and enhance overall wellbeing.
- Mindful Landscaping
- Eco-Friendly Materials
- EV Charging Stations
- Bike-Friendly Storage
Power-Smart & Planet-Friendly
- Eco-Friendly Materials: Increased use of recycled building materials to reduce carbon footprint and environmental impact.
- Energy-Efficient Design: Optimized exterior building envelope for thermal comfort, air leakage reduction, and moisture control.
- Advanced Building Envelope: Detailed construction for reduced thermal bridging and long-term durability, featuring continuous air and weather barriers.
- Centralized Hot Water Systems: Energy-efficient centralized systems for heating, cooling, and ventilation, with a future-ready design for all-electric water heating.
- Rooftop Heat Reduction: White roofing membrane to minimize heat absorption and mitigate the urban heat island effect.
- Green Spaces and Rooftop Treatment: Ample green areas and specialized rooftop designs to lower heat absorption and combat the urban heat island effect.
- Water-Efficient Fixtures: Installation of water-saving plumbing fixtures to reduce freshwater usage and energy.
- Energy-Saving Appliances: Use of Energy Star appliances and LED lighting to lower energy demand.
- Integrated Landscape Design: Seamlessly connecting the building to the district through a landscape featuring native plants, enhancing habitat, beauty, and reducing irrigation needs.
- Stormwater Management: Incorporating stormwater capture and treatment in the landscape design to minimize runoff and protect natural water flows.