1776 Wilson Boulevard is LEED Platinum and makes use of the latest green technologies available. In addition, it will be built using construction techniques that will reduce and minimize environmental impacts.
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Site:

  • Brownfield redevelopment (redevelopment of a previously contaminated site)

  • Minimize traffic impact
    • Accessible to public transportation (within walking distance to two Metro stations)
    • Adjacent to numerous retail outlets and restaurants
    • Abundant bike storage and shower facilities

  • Power outlets in the garage for electric car connections

Energy:
  • Estimated 24% reduction in annual energy costs (from baseline - a similar building that meets ASHRAE 90.1-2007 standards)

  • High-performance glass with low solar heat gain

  • On-site renewable energy with photovoltaic panels on
    the roof

  • Enhanced building energy use monitoring


Water:

  • Ultra-efficient plumbing fixtures
    • Approximately 40% reduction in water use from baseline

Green Roof:
  • Storm water overflow reduction

  • Urban heat island prevention

  • Water efficient landscaping that does not require a
    regular irrigation system


Construction Waste:

  • 75% or more of construction waste diverted from landfill


Indoor Quality:

  • CO2 sensors to regulate fresh outdoor air for optimized ventilation

  • Low VOC limits for adhesives, sealants, paints and coatings

  • Optimal thermal comfort and views to the outside


Innovation:

  • Program to educate tenants about sustainable design features

  • Preferred parking for low emitting and fuel efficient vehicles