Main Street Village
Lots of communities talk about "going green." That's the problem, there's plenty of talk, but no action. At Main Street Village, you've found a place that's the real deal - and we're pursuing LEED certification to prove it. We're the first privately owned "green" rental community in Orange County. It's something we're committed to and very proud of. You will be too. -- In addition to a myriad of environmentally friendly features, Main Street Village offers first-class amenities designed to enhance and invigorate your living experience. -- Indoors and out, Main Street Village is designed to foster a sense of community and a customized lifestyle experience. Whatever "your thing" is, the amenities here will meet most every desire. -- Being Green It's not easy being green, but we feel it is very, very important. -- Main Street Village has been designed and built as a green building that qualifies for LEED-NCv2.2 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for New Construction) certification under the US Green Building Council. The requirements to build a sustainable community are strict, and not easy to achieve. -- The end result? A sustainable community built with minimal damage to the environment designed to encourage environmentally friendly practices. -- Our Green Living Features Water Reducing Faucets Dual-flush High Efficiency Toilet Whirlpool Energy Star Dishwasher Energy Efficient Water Heater Whirlpool Energy Star Refrigerator Low VOC (volatile organic compounds) Paint CRI Green Label Plus Shaw Tuftex Carpet CRI Green Label Plus Carpet Cushion Milgard Low E Vinyl Windows Compact Fluorescent Recessed Lighting Occupancy Sensor Switch in Bathroom Green Cleaning Products Our Eco-Friendly Amenities Dog Park Community & Cardboard Box Recycling Programs Expansive Community Garden Area Premium Parking for Hybrid Vehicles Extensive Bicycle Parking Apartments in Irvine, CA 92614 Irvine is an incorporated suburban city located in Orange County, California. Just under 40 miles from the Los Angeles area, the driving commute time is around 46 minutes. There is also a convenient train system which has made the area even more convenient for many business people, residents and visitors. Climate Like the general Southern California living climate, Irvine has a mild and pleasant Mediterranean climate with warm to hot summers and cool to warm winters. Rain in Irvine generally occur during the winter season. Snow is nonexistent, but frost does occasionally occur in early morning hours. Irvine Lifestyle Irvine has many community and neighborhood parks with public facilities at each location. These parks often host community events and feature open spaces with recreational amenities for all of the various Irvine villages. All streets were updated and developed to include bicycle corridors and greenbelts for preserves and parks. Greenery is maintained using reclaimed water for irrigation. Local regulations ensure that construction workers use the most secure methods in order to safeguard residents and maintain the highest standards. Due to its excellent school system, employment and housing options, the city has consistently been chosen as a top place to reside in the United States by CNNmoney and Businessweek. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has indicated that Irvine also generally has the lowest violent crime rate among other cities of its size. Irvine, CA 92614 Transportation The streets and intersections in the city are made of a unique mahogany finish that is linked to the traffic research center through fiber optics. This allows for traffic cameras to use ground sensors for monitoring traffic flow through the city. It automatically adjusts signal timing that allows more vehicles to travel through fewer red lights. Local bus routes and a commuter rail to Los Angeles intersect at the Metrolink Orange County and IEOC lines. A new major service has increased trains that run to and from Orange County every 30 minutes. There is also a four story parking structure to easily accommodate commuters to and from the area. Since the train system bypasses traffic, commute times are virtually cut in half, making it very convenient to take meetings out of the city. Irvine also offers a bicycle lane system with trails in order to encourage using them as a means of transportation in and around the region. Irvine Employment Employment rates in Irvine tend to be low, given the wide range of corporate enterprises with both home and ancillary offices in the area. The many entertainment venues also offer a number of jobs that keep Irvineâs economy thriving above many other regions. Because of this, apartments in Irvine, CA 92614 tend to be plentiful as well.