USA Properties is committed to green building and energy-efficient practices, from attention-grabbing rooftop solar panels to behind-the-scenes water management filtering systems. The company is always looking to reduce the environmental footprint of its communities while saving residents money.

USA Properties – and its affiliated companies – embraces Build It Green building standards to promote integrated communities, energy and water conservation, resource conservation and provide healthy indoor environments. The company has certified Green Building Professionals on staff and follows Build It Green standards including:

  • Job-site storm water pollution prevention plans
  • Recycle at least 65% of job-site construction waste
  • Energy-efficient lighting fixtures
  • Water-saving and low-flow devices in bathrooms and kitchens, including high-efficiency toilets and low-flow faucets and shower heads
  • Energy  Star-rated appliances
  • Gas cooking, heat and water heating
  • Ceiling fans in bedrooms and living rooms
  • Engineered water-management filtering systems
  • Exceed Title 24 requirements by at least 15%
  • Solar-panel technology at some communities