The Asher

LEED for New Construction - Gold

Recognition

LOCATION

Alexandria, VA

MARKET

Multifamily

SQ FT

218600

TYPE

New Construction

SERVICES

Energy Modeling

PROGRAMS

LEED-NC

BUILDING HIGHLIGHTS

The Asher multifamily complex will be located near several mass transit options in the heart of Old Town Alexandria.  The facility will utilize a photovoltaic array and house 206 residences with high efficiency HVAC systems, Energy Star appliances, and low flow plumbing fixtures. Residents will have access to state-of-the-art business and fitness centers, WiFi in the Club Room and lobby, and an underground parking garage ventilated with carbon monoxide sensors.

 

The project earned (4) LEED EA Credit 1 points for Optimized Energy Performance relative to ASHRAE 90.1-2004 and LEED whole building energy modeling protocol.

RESULTS

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15.4 kW solar photovoltaic system mounted on roof

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Efficient garage and site lighting design

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Carbon monoxide garage ventilation control

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High efficiency heat pumps with dual speed compressors and variable speed fans

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Enthalpy energy recovery wheel with dual-pass heat exchanger for MUA units

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Low flow lavatory and shower head fixtures

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Energy Star appliances for apartments

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Sustainable Building Partners

2701 Prosperity Avenue, Suite 100
Fairfax, Virginia 22031

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