WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CARR PROPERTIES has completed the installation of a 65-kW rooftop solar PV system at their 1875 K Street NW Washington, DC 20006 building. Carr Properties has achieved significant portfolio-wide energy savings and sustainability gains in the last few years and is pleased to announce that the new rooftop solar PV system at 1875 K Street will be their first on-site renewable energy project. The solar PV system will generate enough power to supply a significant portion of the building’s core and shell energy needs.
"We are thrilled to have completed our first on-site rooftop solar PV installation,” said Oliver Carr, CEO of Carr Properties. "Carr Properties is committed to developing projects at the highest environmental standards that have a dynamic, positive relationship with the surrounding neighborhoods; this project will definitely help us achieve that goal."
Carr Properties has also elected to install onsite dashboard monitors for the solar PV system, which will display the system’s energy production and other key data in the main lobby and in the interior rooftop common area. This will allow tenants and visitors to see the positive environmental impact of the new solar PV system.
Acquired by Carr Properties in January 2017, the building at 1875 K Street features efficient 14,000 – 17,000 square foot floorplates, finished ceiling heights in excess of 9 feet, an enclosed furnished penthouse with adjoining roof terrace, and a 4,000 square foot, first-class fitness center. The 190,000 square foot, Class A office property will be one of the first multi-tenant office building solar PV installations in the District of Columbia. In September 2017, Carr Properties completed the LEED Gold under Existing Buildings: Operations and Management (EBOM) recertification.
ABOUT CARR PROPERTIES
Carr Properties is a privately held real estate investment trust which maintains ownership of 15 commercial office properties totaling approximately four million square feet, as well as five major development projects, in Washington, DC, and the close-in urban sub-markets of Maryland and Virginia. Upon completion of its development pipeline, these projects will add an additional 2.4 million square feet of trophy-quality office space to the company’s portfolio.