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D.C. Office Tower Awarded LEED® Platinum
September 24, 2010


Photo courtesy of Hines; Aker/Zvonkovic Photography

A major new downtown redevelopment project in Washington, D.C., has recently been awarded LEED® Platinum certification under the Core and Shell rating system by the U.S. Green Building Council. The renovation project, 1200 Nineteenth Street, is a 340,000-square-foot, 11-story office building developed by Hines. Located in D.C.’s Central Business District, 1200 Nineteenth Street was designed by SmithGroup with mechanical/ electrical engineering by TOLK, a Dewberry Company.

In addition to the LEED certification, the project has been recognized as Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR® with a design rating of 99 out of 100 points, placing it among the top two percent of buildings nationwide in terms of energy efficiency. The DEES program, established in 2004, encourages energy-efficient design in commercial buildings.


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