Jun. 10, 2020

What Makes BNA’s Terminal Garage 1 So Green?

BNA’s Terminal Garage 1, which opens June 18, was designed and built utilizing Parksmart℠, the world’s only rating system designed to advance sustainable mobility through smarter parking structure design and operation.

“Green” components of Terminal Garage 1 include:

  • recycling receptacles
  • electric vehicle charging stations
  • tire inflation station
  • energy efficient lighting programmed to dim when no motion is detected
  • a 50,000-gallon cistern for rainwater harvesting and landscape irrigation
  • an emphasis on regional labor and regionally sourced materials
  • durable design
  • and more.

Terminal Garage 2 earned Parksmart Bronze certification in August 2019, making it one of only 35 parking structures in the world and the first in Tennessee to earn this distinction. BNA anticipates receiving Parksmart certification for Terminal Garage 1 in the coming months.

BNA has a longstanding commitment to sustainability, and balancing the triple bottom of line and people, planet and profit is a guiding principle of BNA Vision.

With nearly 18.3 million passengers in 2019, Nashville International Airport (BNA) has been one of the fastest growing airports in North America. According to a recent study, in 2018 alone, BNA generated more than $7.1 billion in total economic impact, supported more than 67,000 jobs in the region, and produced more than $392 million in state, local and federal taxes. BNA receives no local tax dollars. For more information, visit flynashville.com. Follow us on Facebook: @NashvilleInternationalAirport, Twitter: @Fly_Nashville and Instagram: @FlyNashville.

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