Brightview Dulles Corner in Herndon, Virginia is currently pursuing LEED and Fitwel Certifications, showcasing numerous sustainable and healthy features for residents to enjoy. A few community highlights include a 3/4-acre park and walking paths for easy outdoor access, an energy-efficient design to reduce its carbon footprint by 30%, and healthy materials that release little or no harmful air pollutants to improve indoor air quality. This community is located in the highly walkable Innovation Center neighborhood - a Transit Oriented Development which is home to the new Innovation Center Silverline Metro Stop. The community opened in March 2023.
In 2022, Brightview completed our first on-site solar PV project. Located at Brightview Wayne in New Jersey, the 290kW rooftop array consists of 600+ solar panels and generates 20% of the building’s electricity needs directly from the sun each year, equivalent to creating 250 acres of U.S. forests annually. This community was designed with several other sustainability features in mind including native plantings to protect biodiversity and local ecosystems, an abundance of natural daylight and views, EV charging stations, and educational signage throughout.
Brightview Grosvenor in Bethesda, MD is a great example of Brightview Senior Living’s Green Building Design Standards in action – it was designed with sustainability and health at top of mind. Over 60% of the community is open space to encourage time in the outdoors, nearly 50% of the plantings are native to reduce water and meet biodiversity needs, and 100% of its electricity was purchased from renewable projects for the first two years of operation. In 2021, the community earned LEED Gold Certification and received numerous awards including the Argentum Senior Living Design Award.