- Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Green Schools Focus, Montgomery County, MD: SDC provided direct consulting to assist MCPS with their emerging Green Building Program, including leading Charrettes, providing review and edits for the MCPS Facility Design Guidelines, review of the indoor air quality management program, and green building training for contractors and MCPS staff.
- The Yards Neighborhood Redevelopment, Washington, DC: This 42-acre former site of the Navy Yard Annex has been redeveloped by Forest City Enterprises into a mixed-use development with office space, multi-family residential units, retail, dining, a riverfront park, and esplanade. This pedestrian-friendly master plan was certified at the Gold level under the LEED-ND pilot rating system in 2009.
- Alexandria Green Building Program Phase II Projects, Alexandria, VA: This ARRA-funded contract included a virtual green building resource center; green building workshops; green building and energy conservation informational materials; incentive identification; organizion of an energy audit program; training for city staff; and development of materials to promote the Green Building Resource Center.
- Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Term Contract, Richmond, VA: SDC holds a 5-year term contract with VCU to provide direct sustainability consulting services. Tasks completed under this contract include project reviews and analysis, development of operational plans, a Net Zero Energy feasibility assessment, and LEED-EBOM process management services.
In addition to providing green solutions for buildings, SDC has also provided a number of services that were not specific to a particular building. This includes assistance with green building guidelines and programs, neighborhood developments, and term contracts. SDC has worked on 17 non-building projects, including:
- Assistance to Montgomery County Public Schools with development of their Green Building Program including Design Guidelines and Operational plans
- Providing one-on-one consultation as well as development of a handbook geared toward providing Washington, DC restaurants with the resources they need to improve their energy costs and reduce their ecological footprint
- ARRA-funded contracts with the City of Alexandria, Loudoun County, and the City of Richmond, Virginia to promote green building awareness and provide education throughout the communities
- Training and technical assistance to Howard County, Maryland in support of their Green Neighborhoods Program
- Several Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) projects which encompass multiple buildings with varying uses including office, retail, multi-unit residential, and recreation