Green Roof

Check out Suntrust Center's green roof! Our green roof helps us reduce the local heat island effect, insulates the floor directly beneath it, and reduces stress on our stormwater systems during rain events due to infiltration.  Plus, it provides a nicer view than a regular roof.


Earth Day Celebrations

Each year Suntrust Center celebrates Earth Day by hosting a tenant event that helps increase awareness for environmental issues.  Learn more about the history of Earth Day here.



As a leader in sustainability in the commercial real estate industry, Parmenter constantly strives to optimize building performance across our portfolio. We operate buildings that provide healthy environments for our tenants and visitors while at the same time reducing the impact our buildings have on energy consumption, water use and waste generated, throughout our ownership and beyond.

Parmenter implements sustainable management policies, energy retrofits, and tenant engagement events; and empowers our engineers to operate high performance buildings.

We utilize EPA’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager to manage energy and water consumption at our buildings. We also participate in national building competitions designed to encourage energy reduction and certification programs to highlight our commitment to sustainability.

Learn about Parmenter's commitment to sustainability here.

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Parmenter is a proud 
member of Certification Nation 2014,   
helping celebrate 15 years of 
ENERGY STAR labeled buildings. 
Learn more here.


Parmenter  has been awarded the 2016
ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Partner of the Year!
Click here to find out more.


Parmenter is committed to transparency in our sustainability performance. We participate in the annual GRESB survey.
Click here to find out more.

recycling program

SunTrust Center participates in a single stream recycling program.  As part of this program, clear trash bags are used for recycling and black trash bags are used for trash.  For more information on the program, please contact the management office at 804-344-3600.