Fairfield Living Green

ENVIRONMENTALLY
CONSCIOUS

Preserving natural resources is a smart lifestyle choice that’s important to Fairfield residents and employees. That’s why we created our recycling and energy-efficiency program, Living Green®. At Fairfield communities nationwide, our management teams are committed to providing you with green living opportunities. We make it easy for you to contribute to sustainability without having to make a special effort. And before you know it, preserving nature becomes second nature.

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FIND YOUR LIVING
GREEN COMMUNITY

Effortlessly reduce your carbon footprint simply by joining our other happy residents at one of the over 100 apartment communities nationwide.

FIND YOUR COMMUNITY

ENVIRONMENT

  • Environmentally friendly cleaning products
  • Low or no VOC paint
  • Fairfield Ultra or Elite carpet
  • Trash compactors
  • Environmentally friendly pest control
  • Eco-friendly fertilizers
  • Native (or other environmentally friendly plants i.e.
  • drought resistant) plants in landscaping
  • Share the Air/Smoke-free community

TRANSIT

  • Centralized transportation resources to assist residents with finding rideshare/carpool and public transit opportunities
  • Electric golf carts
  • Bicycle storage
  • Bike rentals
  • Electric car charging stations
  • Walking distance to public transportation

ENERGY

  • Motion detectors for power in models & common areas for lower energy consumption
  • Use of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs or LED) in all models and common areas
  • Digital thermostats in office and common areas
  • Energy Star™ appliances
  • Dual-pane windows
  • Ceiling fans
  • Solar heating for pools

RECYCLING

  • Recycling
  • Printing collateral on recycled paper
  • Use of recycled paper products in offices and common areas (i.e. paper towels, toilet paper and copy paper)
  • Recycling receptacles in all common areas (i.e. mail room, pool area, fitness & business centers)
  • Battery/cell phone disposal location (contact your local recycling center to obtain containers)

WATER

  • Faucet aerators (to decrease water consumption in common areas and models)
  • Annual irrigation audit completion
  • Low-flow toilets & shower heads
  • Reclaimed water for irrigation
  • Use of water-wise landscaping
  • Water bottle refill stations
  • Refillable water bottles – property does not order plastic bottles

OTHER

  • Reusable tote bags
  • Option to pay rent online
  • Application process is entirely online/digital
  • Option to lease online
  • Smart thermostats in all units
  • Third party certification (i.e. LEED, Green Globes, etc.)
  • Digital communication encouraged/used as primary form of contact