The below is just a sampling of the environmental attributes of the ENVIRO CENTER. Please contact us if you would like a full listing or to schedule a tour.

  • Located in walking distance from MARC commuter train between Baltimore and Washington
  • Maximum site density by saving an old 1905 farmhouse and incorporating it into the building
  • Capturing of Rain Water for irrigation and water features by HydroLogix Solutions, Inc.
  • Passive Solar Cooling
  • Carpeting by Interface made with recycled materials and recyclable
  • Interconnecting rooms that open to create larger spaces
  • Bamboo Flooring
  • Siding made from recycled asphalt shingles
  • Solar tubes and daylight shafts from Environmental Building Resources, LLC to flood the building with natural lighting and save energy
  • Hydronic solar heating from, Chesapeake Wind & Solar, integrated with a radiant floor heating system for even, comfortable heating of the conference and classrooms areas, and ground floor activities
  • Use of soft indirect florescent lights in over 500 LF of Aluminum gutters combined with compact florescent lights (CFL's) for less energy and more comfort
  • Use of BioDiesel for supplementary heat
  • SEER 14 air-conditioning systems to save energy
  • Structurally Insulated Panel roof structure
  • Interior trim of wheat stalk boards and sunflower seed husks
  • 8" walls of reused 2x8 framing filled with spray applied cellulose for extra energy savings and sound proofing
  • A Living, "Green" roof
  • Environmentally friendly finishes with low or no volatile organic chemicals (VOC)

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