29 Nov '11, 11am

Green News: Bringing Passivhaus to Harlem

There are many remodeling and restoration opportunities in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood, and so it seems fitting that it is the setting for one of Manhattan’s first Passivhaus projects. Underway since spring of this year, the restoration of a burnt-out Harlem brownstone, led by Brooklyn-based designer and builder Eco Brooklyn, combines the company’s preference for using reclaimed materials and its ambition to complete the project to the Passivhaus performance standard. The project is well on its way. A couple months ago, GBA senior editor Martin Holladay posted a link to video about the delivery, in late August, of triple-glazed Passivhaus windows to the job site, which was a highly anticipated event for the construction team for a few reasons: the windows were easily among the most expensive items on the budget (as Passivhaus windows often are); they were made in E...

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