Capital View LEEDs the Way

Pictured: Andrew McIntyre VP of JBG Properties, Melissa Gallagher- Rogers USA Green Building Council, Jerry Caliguire, General Manager of Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, David Marriott and Principal of Copper Carrey, Robin Uhrin. Photo credit: Joy Asico

Crystal City, VA (June 12, 2012) – The Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel celebrated the recent award of Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute yesterday with an unveiling.

LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. The property is owned by The JBG Companies of Chevy Chase, Md. and managed by Marriott International, Inc.

“On our one year anniversary this is not only a present for us, but for the environment and the Arlington community,” said Jerry Caliguire, General Manager of Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel.  “We are proud of this outstanding achievement in being recognized as an environmental leader.  This LEED Gold certification along with our sophisticated eco-design and Renaissance Hotel’s distinctive service makes us one of the premiere destinations for green meetings and eco-travel.”

LEED Gold certification of Renaissance Arlington Capital View was based on a number of green design and construction features that positively impact the project itself and the broader community.  Some of these features include:

  • Heat island reduction with green roof
  • Guest bike program
  • Optimization energy performance
  • Ozone protection w/ chlorine-free refrigerant
  • Recyclable storage & collection
  • More than 26% of building made of post-consumer recycled material
  • Indoor air quality
  • 100% smoke free
  •  On-site carbon dioxide monitoring
  •  Use of low-emitting materials
  • Energy efficient glass
  • Landscaping water usage reduced by 50


Renaissance Arlington Capital View opened in March 2011 and will be celebrating its one year anniversary. Since its inception, the property has always been designed to be LEED® certified. The hotel’s LEED Gold certification is shared with the adjoining property, Residence Inn Arlington Capital View. For a complete list of green design and construction features visit the hotel’s green fact sheet at

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