The Solterra Ecoluxury Apartments in San Diego, California is one of the most eco-friendly places to live in the nation. While Solterra Ecoluxury Apartments are energy efficient and water efficient, the communitie’s apartment complexes were also built with green materials.
The Solterra Ecoluxury Apartments have a 334 photovoltaic system (solar panels) capable of providing 100% of the electricity to the entire Solterra community, including the apartments. Each apartment is equipped with Nest smart thermostats, GE Energy Star appliances, and dual glazed, Low-E, vinyl windows.
In an effort to be water efficient, most areas of the Solterra Ecoluxury Apartments are covered with synthetic turf. The areas that don’t have the synthetic turf are planted with native Californian and Mediterranean drought tolerant plants.
Of course, the Solterra Ecoluxury Apartments are also green in their very construction. Low-VOC paints are used in the interior of the buildings. The garages are pre-wired to allow for electric vehicle charging stations. All cleaning products used in the buildings are green.
The head office at the Solterra Ecoluxury Apartments does most of their business paperless. The community also has a recycling program in place to make it easier for tenants to keep up their green lifestyle. New residents are even given reusable totes and water bottles on move-in day.
Solterra Ecoluxury Apartments is conveniently located within walking and biking distance of many stores, entertainment opportunities, and employers, making green transportation simple for its residents. The community also has plenty of bike racks to accommodate those tenants who prefer to use two wheels to get around.
As far as amenities go, being green doesn’t limit the quality of the community. There is a saltwater pool and spa, as well as an outdoor barbeque and fire pit lounge area. Residents with dogs will be happy to find they have access to a private dog park with agility features.
The community also has a 24/7 cyber cafe and lounge with scanning, faxing and wireless printing capabilities. Residents can spend free time in the 4,000 square foot community clubhouse, which has a clubroom, professional culinary kitchen, and sports bar. Gamers will be right at home in the clubhouse because there’s access to Nintendo Wii, Sony Playstations and a billiards table.
There are seven different apartment floor plans available. They range from one bedroom, one bathroom and 741 square feet to two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,127 square feet. Eco-friendly certainly doesn’t mean small or cramped. The various apartment designs are open, bright and spacious.
Not only spacious, but once again green down to the smallest detail. Tenants can easily access their kw usage in their homes so they can adjust their habits accordingly. There are light dimmers throughout the home, as well as light motion sensors in the bathrooms. Expansive windows allow plenty of natural light to reduce the need for electric lights.
The Solterra Ecoluxury Apartments are a well-rounded, eco-conscious and convenient place to live. Everything residents could want or need is within reach, but without the worry of what it might cost the planet. The Solterra EcoLuxury Apartments are a revolutionary breakthrough in green, sustainable living.