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.
15.4 kW solar photovoltaic system mounted on roof
Efficient garage and site lighting design
Carbon monoxide garage ventilation control
High efficiency heat pumps with dual speed compressors and variable speed fans
Enthalpy energy recovery wheel with dual-pass heat exchanger for MUA units
Low flow lavatory and shower head fixtures
Energy Star appliances for apartments