30 Apr '17, 1pm

Great article about the first #Arlington, Virginia LEED Platinum certified home. U.S. Green Building Council...

Great article about the first #Arlington, Virginia LEED Platinum certified home. U.S. Green Building Council...

This modern, award-winning abode is the first LEED Platinum home in Virginia. Located at 5803 16th Street North in Arlington, the home was built by Metro Green and designed by Kaplan Thompson Architects (the firm that also designed the popular net-zero energy Bright Built Barn ). Although it’s a little bigger than the ones we tend to mention — 3,825 square feet with a tight footprint — I think the home is worth mentioning for a number of reasons. First, annual heating and cooling costs are $180 and $125 respectively! In addition, 5803 has the following green elements:

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2009/06/metro-green-home-leed-...

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