SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Empire at Bellagio is a LEED Platinum Certified building that promotes energy saving and healthy living lifestyles. Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) is the most prestigious green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. Through LED lights, energy efficient appliances, and low-flow plumbing fixtures, residents enjoy low utility bills and ultimately contribute to a more sustainable society. Moreover, accessibility to open space and environmentally preferred materials offer more outdoor space and increase indoor air quality, providing an unparalleled natural and healthy lifestyle for the residents.

GREEN BUILDING FEATURES 

Empire at Bellagio was designed and constructed to provide superb living experience that was meticulously tested to meet the LEED Platinum standard. The following are elements that contribute to the building’s LEED Platinum status.

➢ Well-developed Location – Close to Extensive Community Resources and Provides Access to Open Space

➢  Drought-tolerant Landscape Design and High-efficient Irrigation System

➢ Tankless Water Heater and EnergyStar® Appliances and LED Light Fixtures

➢  Environmentally Preferred Materials used on Foundation, Flooring, Interior Wall and Roof

➢ Indoor and Outdoor Air Ventilation, Local Exhaust Ventilation (Kitchen and Bathroom) and Automatic Humidistat Controller

➢ Efficient HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning) Design with Highly Efficient Air Filters – Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV)

➢ Construction Waste Reduction –Waste Diversion to Recycling

➢  Nontoxic Pest Control

BENEFITS OF BEING ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY

LEED Certified green buildings can:

➢ reduce energy use by 24-50%

➢ reduce CO2 emissions by 33-39%

➢ reduce water use by 40%

➢  reduce solid waste by 70%

According to the United States Green Building Council