MetroNational is silver member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). USGBC is best known for its development of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating systems. We have received LEED Platinum, Gold and Silver Certified—for Building Design + Construction: Core and Shell for the following projects:
The Treehouse Memorial City opened in the summer of 2014. True to its name, The Treehouse brings outdoor elements indoors, while combining modern design and green building principles. According to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), The Treehouse Memorial City is the highest-rated LEED building in Texas and the second highest in North America. The project, which received double-LEED Platinum certification for both Core and Shell and Interiors, features geothermal heating and cooling, daylight harvesting for lighting adjustments, solar panels, rainwater collection for landscaping, and a rooftop garden.
For more than 10 years, MetroNational has tracked the EPA Energy Star scores in its office buildings. In the past year, the company averaged an Energy Star score of 85 across the major office buildings. That means that MetroNational’s buildings perform more efficiently than at least 85% of similar buildings nationwide.