Eco-Friendly Living

Quality living and a culture that empowers the practice of a sustainable lifestyle. The Quentin allows you to have peace of mind knowing that you’re reducing your carbon-footprint while living in an apartment – lessening your impact on the environment without compromising quality or comfort.

Modern Contemporary

Building Features

Exterior Features:

  • Beekeeping through a partnership with The University of Minnesota Bee Squad
  • 85kw Rooftop solar panel array to offset common area electric use
  • Many sustainable building materials with thoughtful supply chain sourcing including prefabrication to reduce construction time and environmental impact.
  • Applied Passive House Principles to increase energy efficiency, including:
    • Increasing the R value (insulating value on exterior walls) above and beyond what’s required by code, creating a better sealed weather barrier that reduces exterior energy loss.
    • High performance windows and installation method: Windows Advanced Comfort, Low-E & Argon with STC glass for sound reduction at most bedrooms
  • Lower sun deck offers green, “living” roof with a yoga room, outdoor spa, sauna and a pollinator garden
  • Native plantings with a birch grove, and stormwater reuse for greenspace irrigation
  • Electric car and bike charging

Post-COVID Designs:

  • High-efficiency HVAC with constant positive fresh air and option to upgrade to TCACS, a catalytic air cleaning system that kills bacteria and viruses
  • Gen2 energy-efficient elevators with cab air purifiers to neutralize bacteria and viruses.
  • Enhanced common area ventilation with natural light in common areas and parking garage
  • Common spaces to support residents who actively work from home
  • Extra wide corridors and breakout spaces to promote social distancing

Interior Features:

All electric residential units, allowing a net-zero carbon footprint. This means:

    • High-efficient electric HVAC, including a smart thermostat for in-home energy control
    • LED lighting
    • Electric ranges
    • Ventless electric dryers
  • Where applicable, appliances, windows and doors meet or exceed ENERGY STAR guidelines
  • Motion activated LED lighting, and natural light in corridors
  • High-efficiency hot water supply
  • Low flow plumbing fixtures
  • CARB 2 Compliant flooring and cabinets
  • Low and No VOC paints and finishes
  • Dual flush toilets
  • Insulated double stud party wall with air gap and sound channel
  • Acousti-Mat floor underlayment
  • Onsite composting and recycling
  • Option to purchase all renewable for monthly utilities (solar and wind)

Transform the way you live.

Residents don’t have to compromise comfort to reduce their carbon-footprint and lessen their impact on the environment. The Quentin offers residents a sustainable home with a path to live net zero.

Sustainability Features

  • Green roof with pollinator garden and solar panels
  • Option to purchase all renewable for monthly utilities (solar and wind)
  • Enhanced building envelope and Insulation
  • Smart Thermostat for in-home energy control
  • All LED lighting and natural light in corridors
  • Onsite composting
  • Recycling program
  • Native plantings
  • Electric car changing
  • Electric bike charging
  • Commuter friendly design
  • Direct access to mass transit

The future of luxury living with the path to live net zero.