DVA with its energy division, DVA Energy, is leading in the sustainable architecture practices by maximizing energy efficiency, creating the healthiest environments, and minimizing environmental impacts.

DVA's idea of sustainability, or ecological design, is to ensure that our actions and decisions today do not inhibit the opportunities of future generations. DVA combines many facets that affect the design, development and maintenance of buildings by providing smart sustainable solutions that make sense both economically and environmentally.

DVA Energy designed and helped develop millions of square footage of LEED award and LEED targeted projects. DVA Energy currently is working on several Net Zero Energy projects, and serves as a consultant to Maryland Energy Administration for Maryland Net Zero Energy Schools Program.