As one of the world’s most innovative real estate companies, Caruso is committed to being a leader in environmental sustainability in both development and operations. These requirements exceed key thresholds including:

  • 15% more energy efficient than the 2016 California Energy Code requirement


  • All ENERGY STAR certified appliances
  • Latest Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC technology, providing significant energy savings compared to conventional heating and cooling systems
  • Continuous architectural overhangs to reduce solar heat gain
  • Energy-efficient lighting fixtures and utilization of daylighting methods


  • 25% less water usage than the average regional household


  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • Efficient irrigation design with rain sensors and drip design
  • Graywater-ready plumbing infrastructure for future irrigation use
  • Efficient filters and maintenance guidelines to minimize water loss


  • Committed to providing a sustainably responsible development by optionally implementing the following:


  • LEED Silver Certification: Project meets the U.S. Green Building Council’s criteria for Leadership in Energy & Environment Design (LEED) Silver Certification
  • Carbon Offset Credits: Offset credits otherwise known as “carbon credits” or “greenhouse gas reductions” will be purchased to reduce the project’s carbon emissions to zero for the next 30 years