Las Olas is committed to ecological energy conservation. The windows and doors in each home are strategically located to achieve maximum cross ventilation. Green roofing systems reduce storm water runoff and regulate indoor temperature. Gray water recycling systems store and provide water for the yard and surrounding landscape. Options for each home will include photovoltaic panels and solar thermal collectors to provide energy and hot water. Low flush toilets and energy-efficient appliances will be standard.
Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources and hisher own resources. Through instituting energy-efficient measures, leaving over 50% of the property in its natural state, developing farmland to provide fruits and vegetables, maintaining livestock for community consumption and being conscious of our own individual consumption, Las Olas strives for maximum sustainability in each community.