Four Irvington Centre
805 King Farm Blvd. Rockville, MD
LEED EBOMv09 – Gold
American Real Estate Partners is a fully integrated, privately held, real estate investment company focusing on commercial real estate assets and real estate financial instruments in the major markets along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Healthy Buildings facilitated the LEED EBOM certification of Four Irvington Centre, located in Rockville, MD, which achieved Gold certification in the Spring of 2012.
Healthy Buildings’ Role
The building is operated very efficiently, allowing the project to run smoothly and quickly from the Feasibility Phase through to LEED Gold certification. Healthy Buildings conducted energy and ventilation audits for the building while also managing all LEED credit documentation. Four Irvington Centre has many sustainability accomplishments including; achieving an Energy Star rating of 89, purchasing renewable power to offset 100% of their emissions, operating a weekly farmer’s market, and setting up a community garden available to building occupants and the surrounding community. The local Metro stop is just a few miles from Four Irvington Centre, accessible by the free shuttle bus service to the office buildings on the Irvington Centre made available by American Real Estate Partners.
- PEPCO’s Retro-Commissioning (RCx) incentive program was utilized to help fund the energy efficiency studies.
- Property is purchasing renewable power to offset 100% of their emissions at no added costs.
- Extremely high Energy Star score places the building in the top 11% of efficient buildings on a national basis.