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“Green” is more than just a buzzword at Flats 130, where we’ve earned a LEED® Gold certification* for our earth-friendly environment, construction, and amenities.

  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Low Volatile Organic Compound (Low-VOC) sealants, paints, and glues used throughout
  • High-thermal-rated exterior walls and windows for energy efficiency
  • Completely non-smoking building*
  • Energy-efficient HVAC system
  • Sustainable Site
  • Adjacent to NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro (Red Line) station and within walking distance of six different bus routes
  • Located across the street from the eight-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, stretching from Union Station to Silver Spring, MD
  • Secured bike storage, Capital BikeshareTM, and electric-car charging station located on site
  • Easy access to Union Station for transportation options including Amtrak, MARC, VRE, and numerous bus companies
  • Preferred parking spaces for residents with low-emission and fuel-efficient vehicles
  • High-emissivity and reflective roof materials and roof gardens to reduce heat absorption
  • Water Efficiency
  • High-performance plumbing fixtures help reduce water usage and waste
  • ENERGY STAR® certified refrigerators and dishwashers
  • Energy and Atmosphere
  • Measurement and Verification plan that measures the energy usage of the building’s mechanical systems so that they can be adjusted to ensure maximum energy efficiency
  • Eco-Friendly Materials
  • At least 20% of all building materials are recycled or were made within 500 miles

*Phase II building only