This project earned FGBC Silver and Florida Water Star Certification by 15 Lightyears in November 2015. Lexington Court Apartments has a number of great green features that truly show off the buildings unique design and sustainable style. Inside, units include the latest in energy and water saving appliances and fixtures with energy efficient water heaters, Energy Star CleanSteel Appliances, low-flow sinks, and energy efficient lighting.
The building is also housed with sustainable materials, including Green Label carpet, green guard insulation, and low VOC paint. Outside the building, you will find drought tolerant plants supplemented by a low flow irrigation system and an abundance of bike racks. The property also includes a covered parking lot beneath the building’s infrastructure.
In addition to these features the building itself also received a number of energy tests, including blower door testing, smoke testing, thermal inspections, and HERS testing. All together such features and test earned the building a rating of Silver with the Florida Green Building Coalition.
In addition to being awarded a green certification, Lexington Court Apartments also received a Florida Water Star Certification for its use of numerous water saving appliances and irrigation techniques.