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Beyond Residences, Hiles Keeps Communities Green

Beyond Residences, Hiles Keeps Communities Green

Beyond Residences, Hiles Keeps Communities Green

Environmental commitments extend well beyond just residences for Marcus Hiles. Outside, Western Rim follows a bold tree-planting initiative, increasing the volume of a community’s tree canopy above pre-development levels. “Each of the 3,000 trees we planted last year sequesters over 45 pounds of carbon dioxide and pollutants while releasing oxygen,” he notes. Hiles is also working to protect thriving arboreal treasures, including hundreds of 100-year-old oak trees living in a designed park adjacent to a Western Rim site. According to Marcus Hiles, environmental responsibility is a win for both community members and the planet. “Our bold goal is to lessen carbon emissions by more than 500,000 metric tons over the next decade,” he says. “In the process, we’ll deliver energy savings to our residents and create sustainable, livable communities.”

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