New development project teams may request additional bonus density and/or height in exchange for green building certification as outlined below.
|LEED version 4||Office or Residential*||Two Arlington Priority Credits||Total Bonus FAR Available|
|Silver||0.25 FAR||+ 0.05 FAR||0.30|
|Gold||0.35||+ 0.05 FAR||0.40|
|Platinum||0.50||+ 0.05 FAR||0.55|
* Minimum Program Requirements include ENERGY STAR certification for commercial office, 10 years of energy reporting, and ENERGY STAR lighting and appliances for multifamily.
- Technical components of the Green Building Density Incentive Program
- How to Participate
- Green Building Site Plan Conditions
Clarification: Residential projects that earn bonus density in exchange for Energy Star certification with a score of 75 do so using Energy Star Portfolio Manager. The Energy Star score is based on post-occupancy energy utility data. This is not certification through the ENERGY STAR Multifamily High Rise Program (New Construction).
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