42nd Street

        2615 42nd Street is a part of the Bernstein Management portfolio of properties located in Northwest Washington, DC (adjacent to 4115 Davis Place).  As a company committed to sustainable changes with its Green Living Initiative, Bernstein Management has utilized solar power as a valuable tool to perpetuate the company’s goals.  Done in conjunction with the adjacent Davis Place installation, Bernstein Management was able to take advantage of beneficial financial incentives while converting two of their properties to energy-generating assets.  

     With a payback period of just over 3 years, the 51.8 kW system at 2615 42nd Street will offset almost half of the building’s electricity usage.  Bernstein was also able to take advantage of a number of different incentives, including the 30% federal tax credit, federal bonus depreciation and the DC solar renewable energy credits. 

Annual offset equivalents:

Equal to energy used by


Carbon sequestration of

acres of forest

Saving Carbon Dioxide emissions equal to

pounds of coal burned

Source:  epa.gov  Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

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