Citrus Grove Apartments in the City of Orange is a 57-unit affordable apartment community that conserves natural resources through an array of energy saving and environmentally friendly measures, earning the property a LEED Gold designation. Citrus Grove’s design reduces storm water runoff and infiltrate and treats water and rainfall through the use of bio swails and Filterra Bioretention units. Landscaping utilizes native plants and materials to reduce the water consumption.
To enhance energy efficiency, Citrus Grove utilizes a photovoltaic system to offset the energy consumption of the common area electricity and the property is served by high efficiency fluorescent lighting. The apartment homes are equipped with high-performance dual pane windows, low-flow toilets, showers and faucets and Energy Star refrigerators, dishwashers and clothes washers. Apartment homes feature granite countertops, gas ranges, and canned lighting. Residents also enjoy patios for outdoor relaxation and have free access to the Internet. Healthy living is promoted by use of CRI Green-label, low-VOC carpeting and pad and low-VOC adhesives 25 g/l or less as well as low-VOC interior paint.
The Citrus Grove Apartment community encompasses a variety of amenities that promote socializing, recreation and quality of life including the community’s open space. Amenities also include a learning center and computer lab with after school programming for youngsters, barbecue island and tot lot, laundry facility, and carport parking. Citrus Grove is managed by on-site professional management and leasing.