VA Barracks Reduce Energy Consumption by 30%
Homeowners and residents aren’t the only ones taking energy savings seriously. The newly built Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall located on the edge of Arlington National Park and part of Fort Myers is aiming for U.S. Green Building Council LEED Silver certification.
At 83,750 sq. ft., the barracks will house 216 military personnel and lower energy consumption by about 30% compared to similar barracks. Some of the energy efficient features include upgraded window systems, a solar hot water system, occupancy sensors and low-flow plumbing fixtures. To read more about the barracks efforts to save energy, click here.
Many of these energy efficiency upgrades are ones you can implement in your own home. Check out the At Home tips section to learn more about ways you can upgrade your home and save today.