e300 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa

E300 Grand Avenue is a mixed-use building in downtown Des Moines, featuring retail space on the ground level and seventy-nine apartments on the upper levels. Featuring a choice in size, the apartments are designed as efficiency, one-, two-, and three-bedroom. The apartments range in size from 400 to 1,000 square feet, each unit has a private exterior deck. E300 Grand Avenue addresses a growing trend in downtown living, while showcasing fantastic views of the capitol and downtown. Offering amenities such as a community room, a roof top exercise room and exterior roof top patio, it is designed to make the most of loft-style living.

Sustainability Highlights:
  • Geothermal energy, one of the largest residential systems ever installed in Iowa,
    features several 400-foot deep underground loops filled with environmentally safe antifreeze,
    provide all the heating, cooling, and hot water needs for the building’s residential units
  • Cool roof membrane to avoid heat-island effect
  • Low E glazing (improved energy efficiency)
  • Bike racks & access to public transportation (promotes energy efficient methods of transportation)
  • Indoor chemical & pollutant control (improved indoor air quality)
  • Icynene spray foam insulation
  • Building lighting that avoids light pollutant to adjacent properties
  • Dedicated recycling area within building complex
  • Exhaust air equipped with energy recovery system (improved energy efficiency)
  • Storm water management with gravel filtration
  • High efficiency appliances in each unit
  • High efficiency lighting throughout building

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