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Dec 21, 2017
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Sustainability

PIDC, its tenants, and partners have undertaken a number of sustainability-related initiatives at the Navy Yard to create a progressive and green work environment.

Adaptively reusing Navy-built buildings for new, modern office use, as well as their original industrial intent 


Constructing the first developed-owned, multi-tenant LEED® Platinum buildings in the U.S. (One Crescent Drive)


Encouraging new buildings to be certified LEED® Silver at minimum


Using green technologies for renovations and maintenance, e.g. Energy Star roofs, energy efficient windows and lighting


Undertaking a major water/sewer project to upgrade The Navy Yard's aging infrastructure and improve water conservation


Rebuilding the road system with improved stormwater management systems


Expanded landscaping with water-loving plants and rain gardens, as well as permeable asphalt 


Solar-and wind-powered street lamps


The Navy Yard Shuttle services free to employees and visitors to connect to mass transit


Eco-friendly cleaning products 


Bicycle racks and lanes 


EV charging station


Bicycle share and car sharing options coming soon!