Gallery: Step Up On 5th Provides a Safe, Energy Efficient Home for Low-...

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Natural ventilation, solar load control, day light maximizing, optimal use of shading, low flow fixtures, and storm water management are some of the passive ways the building has become more energy efficient. The materials used in throughout the building's exteriorand interior include a high content of recycled materials. Step Up on 5th is not only a gorgeous and welcoming residence, but its exceptional sustainable and energy efficient features make it a modern landmark in downtown Santa Monica.

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