201 Seventeenth earned its ENERGY STAR certification with a score of 92. The building was built LEED Core & Shell Gold and is currently in its performance period of LEED EB Gold. Efforts from the staff at this property have contributed to the building’s management company being named a Newsweek Top 500 “Green” Company.
201 Seventeenth is fully ADA compliant and all engineering staff at the property annually receive 10 hours of online OSHA safety training. The property has also earned a Leadership Excellence Award from the USGBC. The building’s solid waste management policy diverts approximately 24 tons—or 50 percent of the total solid waste—annually from landfills.
Through the property’s green cleaning program, 86 percent of all cleaning product purchases are sustainable and environmentally friendly. Traffic reduction initiatives at the property include a zip car checkout, bike valet, electronic vehicle charging stations and a free shuttle connecting riders to mass transit.