About Us

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HOW WE GOT HERE

In 2004, Patty Shields left a successful legal career to pursue her passion for designing and building homes. Her work quickly focused on the then developing concept of “green” homes and the rapid advances in residential building science. Founded in 2006, Metro Green has become a local leader in deep green residential construction and remodeling.

Class “A” Licensed – USGBC LEED AP – Energy Star Partner – PHIUS pre-certified home builder – Arlington Green Home Choice Builder

 

OUR APPROACH

Our high performance building requires learned crews and tight oversight. We limit our projects to only a few per year so that Patty can be on site daily to ensure that sustainability/workmanship goals are being met. READ MORE

 

THE SCIENCE OF BUILDING BETTER HOUSES

We believe in Science. From our completion of the 1st LEED Platinum home in the DMV area (2008), to our 2014 Donaldson Run PHIUS pre-certified Passive House, our physics-based understanding of building function has transformed our progress. The high performance building practices gleaned from these cutting edge homes are applied to every project we undertake. READ MORE