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Respect the Environment

Sustainable design and development combine with green initiatives to create an eco-friendly community.

  • Maryland has named Twinbrook Station one of 14 designated Transit Oriented Developments statewide.
  • Twinbrook Station is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as the first Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) plan in the Washington metropolitan area.
  • Element 12420 is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council with Gold LEED Core and Shell.
  • Blink electric vehicle charging stations at 1150 Higgins Place and 12721 Twinbrook Parkway.
  • Energy Star® labeled commercial buildings at 12420 Parklawn, 5630 Fishers Lane and 5635 Fishers Lane.
  • Annual Earth Day Week events sponsored by The JBG Companies. Click to view photos.
  • BigBelly Solar trash receptacle reduces the frequency of trash collection, thus reducing truck traffic.
  • Saline pool at The Alaire eliminates the use of chemicals.
  • Green roof technology reduces the urban heat island effect at The Alaire.
  • E-cycle  for electronic waste held all year long at  5635 Fishers Lane.
  • BikeShare at The Alaire.
  • Smoke-free living at The Alaire, The Terano and Galvan.
  • Low-VOC paint reduces toxic emissions into the air.
  • 5601 Fishers Lane is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council with Gold LEED New Construction.
  • Green roof technology reduces the urban heat island effect at  5601 Fishers Lane. 
  • Multiple commercial buildings participate in the Global Earth Hour event.  
  • 5635 Fishers Lane is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council with Gold LEED for Existing Buildings. 
  • Composting at 5635 Fishers Lane. 
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