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Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program (Virginia)
EZFeed/Relevant Yes  +
Incentive/Active true  +
Incentive/ApplDsc Commercial  + , Residential  + , Construction  + , Installer/Contractor  + , Multi-Family Residential  +
Incentive/ContAddr 2100 Clarendon Blvd  +
Incentive/ContAddr2 Suite 705  +
Incentive/ContDept Arlington County  +
Incentive/ContDiv Office of Sustainability and Environmental Management  +
Incentive/ContEmail climate@arlingtonva.us  +
Incentive/ContName Green Building Programs Manager  +
Incentive/ContPhone (703) 228-3599  +
Incentive/ContPlace Arlington, Virginia  +
Incentive/ContWebsite http://freshaireva.us/  +
Incentive/ContZip 22201  +
Incentive/EnergyCat Renewable Energy Incentive Programs  + , Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs  +
Incentive/ImplSector Local  +
Incentive/Name Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program  +
Incentive/ProgAdmin Arlington County  +
Incentive/Summary <div> The Green Building Density In
<div> The Green Building Density Incentive program allows the County Board of Arlington to consider a modification of use regulations for additional density between .20 and .45 FAR for office buildings and between .25 and .50 FAR for residential buildings and/or additional height up to 3 stories for special exception site plan requests. The site plan proposal must guarantee a minimum level of energy savings and a LEED rating at the Silver, Gold or Platinum level, for the bonus to be approved. An additional 0.10 FAR may be awarded to buildings that commit to LEED certification and minimum energy savings plus either ENERGY STAR building certification or LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) certification. </div> <div> The minimum level of energy savings for office and commercial projects is 20% above the baseline ASHRAE 90.1-2007 standard as defined under LEED EA Credit 1 – Optimize Energy Performance in the LEED 2009 rating system. The minimum level of energy savings for residential development is 18% above the ASHRAE 90.1-2007 baseline. All project owners will also be asked to provide ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager utility reporting data after occupancy each year for 10 years. </div> <div> The provision of LEED-certified green building components does not guarantee additional density and/or height, or any particular amount of density or height. The FAR bonuses are the maximum allowed for each level of LEED certification. Site plan requests for bonus density and/or height will be analyzed on a case-by-case basis based on the characteristics of individual sites. </div> <div> Developers who participate in the site plan process (meaning their projects are special exceptions to the Zoning Ordinance) and do not agree to achieve official LEED certification are required to contribute $0.045/sq ft. The Green Building Fund is used to provide education and outreach to developers and the community on green building issues. If the building later receives LEED certification, the fee will be refunded. Those projects that agree to achieve LEED certification do not have to contribute. </div>
on do not have to contribute. </div>  +
Incentive/TechDsc Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building + , Passive Solar Space Heat + , Solar Water Heat + , Solar Space Heat + , Photovoltaics + , Wind + , Biomass + , Ground Source Heat Pumps + , Daylighting + , Small Hydroelectric +
Incentive/Type Green Building Incentive +
OpenEI/PageDescription Arlington County - Green Building Incentive Program: energy incentive program.  +
OpenEI/PageKeyword Energy Incentives  + , Virginia  + , Green Building Incentive  + , Arlington County  +
Place Virginia: Energy Resources +
Website http://freshaireva.us/2012/04/green-building-2/  +
Categories Financial Incentive Programs , Pages with reference errors , Incentive with Contacts
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