The 208,244-square-foot and 139,120-square-foot buildingsdelivered in 2009. In August, BAE Systems signed a lease to fullyoccupy the smaller of the two office buildings at 520 Gaither Rd.,with a move in date scheduled for April 2010.


Sustainable features include water consumption for landscapingand indoor plumbing processes that are projected to save more thanone million gallons a year; an advanced thermal envelope; highefficiency glazing; occupancy sensors; an efficient heating,ventilation and air conditioning system; and bicycle storage,changing rooms and preferred parking for fuel-efficient andcarpooling vehicles.


According to president Robert Cohen, the utility efficiencieswill translate into lower operating expenses compared to otherbuildings in the area.


Other Gold LEED certified buildings in Rockville include 2000Tower Oaks Blvd. Also, JBG Cos.' mixed-use project TwinbrookStation was certified Gold under LEED's Neighborhood Developmentplan.

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