Quality Construction

use advanced construction methods to make homes last longer and live better

Cradle to Cradle

respect our resources from one home to the next - deconstruction not demolition - durable materials - superior energy efficiency

Affordable Green Technologies

use the sun and superthick insulation to increase efficiency without increasing cost.

Comfort and Air Quality

use simple technologies and get better air quality with less temperature swings

Passive Solar

get direct sun when you need it – in winter – and shaded light when you want it – in summer.

Deep Green Retrofits

preserve historic design without sacrificing energy efficiency

Donaldson Run Passive House

With construction complete, this North Arlington home is projected to achieve super strict Passive House Certification in Spring of 2015.

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Bright-Built Home

It’s Happening! We’re teaming up with our friends at Kaplan Thompson Architects to bring their series of modular near-zero homes to Northern Virginia.

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How it works

We also work with local architects and designers, fusing our green construction expertise with their great ideas to make your dream home even better.

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New v. Retrofit

So, you bought that rambler you swore you wouldn’t. You wish you could tear it down and build new — but can you save money by retrofitting that rancher?

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About Us


Metro Green, LLC‘s principal, Patty Shields, is a USGBC (US Green Building Council) LEED accredited professional and Energy Star partner with more than a decade of experience in residential construction

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News and Links:

Patty will be working with Arlington County Television to film a series of how-to videos on Passive House construction and the Arlington Green Home Choice Program.

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Design and Building Services

Metro Green LLC, is a full service design-build firm. Every Metro Green project begins with a thorough understanding of your project goals and developing a game plan for meeting them.