EnerPHit Certified 

HANAC Corona Senior Residence

The HANAC Corona Senior Residence provides 67 units of affordable housing to seniors aged 62 and older earning 40-60% of the area median income (AMI), including 21 apartments set aside… Read more »

Location: Corona, New York
Year of Construction: 2018

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EnerPHit Certified 

Park Slope Townhouse 2

Historic preservation can be a very effective strategy for increasing urban sustainability – re-using an existing building keeps materials out of landfills and results in dramatically fewer carbon emissions than… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2018

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312 Canal Street

Located along a stretch of Canal Street in the West Tribeca Historical District, this 24,000 SF, mixed-use Passive House designed building will bring additional residential and commercial space to a… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2021

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425 Grand Concourse

425 Grand Concourse is in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. This new mixed-use and mixed-income development will create 277 units of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families.… Read more »

Location: Bronx, New York
Year of Construction: 2020

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PHI Certified 

Flow Chelsea

This 24 story building is currently the tallest Infill Passive House building in the world. The mixed use project has 55 residential apartments of which 17 are affordable as well… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2019

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EnerPHit Certified 

20 Garden

This 17’ wide, 5 story landmarked townhouse was fully renovated to meet the PHI EnerPHit standard. The work included adding an elevator, lowering the cellar, extending an existing first floor… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Year of Construction: 2015

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Sendero Verde

Sendero Verde is an innovative concept in affordable housing, providing a neighborhood’s worth of services under one roof, in a building designed to Passive House standards. Located in East Harlem… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2021

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PHI Certified 

The House at Cornell Tech

The House is part of Cornell Tech’s new 2.1 million square foot technology campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. The building is designed to reinforce the unique model… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2017

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Packer Early Learning Center

In 2018, HSA transformed a 15,000 square-foot 1920’s commercial building in the Brooklyn Heights historic district into Packer Collegiate Institute’s new Early Learning Center using Passive House principles. While the… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Year of Construction: 2018

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470 Columbus

The design for a new 9-story mixed-use residential and retail building at 470 Columbus will feature a modern interpretation of traditional district typology on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. With architecture… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2020

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PHI Certified 

158 Clifton Place

The residence at 158 Clifton Place is a two-family row house in Brooklyn, New York. The structure was gut-renovated to the Passive House New York EnerPHit standard and supplemented with… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Year of Construction: 2016

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PHI Certified 

ABC No Rio

ABC No Rio is a community arts organization with roots in the Lower East Side dating back to the 1980s. The new building for this group consists of performance spaces,… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2020

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EnerPHit Certified 

53 West 71st Street

A full gut renovated landmarked, 5 story townhouse in New York City, restored to meet EnerPHit standards. The project included full restoration of the historic front façade and stoop, a… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2016

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PHI Certified 

R-951 Pacific

R-951 Residence is a modern, energy efficient, three-apartment building and is the first residential project in New York City to have both Passive House & Net Zero Ready certifications. The… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Year of Construction: 2015

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EnerPHit Certified 

Bergen St Passive House

This Brooklyn row house, built originally in the 1870s, was gut renovated and achieved Passive House EnerPHit certification.  The house is air tight and well insulated, and has a constant… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Year of Construction: 2014

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PHI Certified 

Orient Artist Point

This Artists’ Studio project on the north-fork of Long Island is one of the first projects in the United States to receive international PassiveHouse certification—meeting the rigorous building envelope and energy-use… Read more »

Location: Orient, New York
Year of Construction: 2011

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Chestnut Commons

One of the first developments stemming from the East New York Neighborhood Plan, Chestnut Commons will provide 275 affordable housing units for formerly homeless and low-income households. Community-centric in both… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Year of Construction: 2021

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577 W 161 St

Exterior Wall EIFS over EPS or XPS insulation Floor Polished poured Concrete Roof Polyiso insulation Window Frame Thermally broken aluminum Window Glazing Triple Glazed window Ug=0.088 Btu/hr/ft2 Entrance Door Triple… Read more »

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2018

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Bronx Single Family Home

Built in 1948, the 2-bedroom single-family Bronx home had no insulation. When asked to reconfigure it for a family with two young boys, it was clear to everyone that Passive… Read more »

Location: Bronx, New York
Year of Construction: 2019

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Melrose North

Embracing and capitalizing upon the unique social, ecological, and physical contexts of the site and Morrisania neighborhood of the Bronx, the mixed-use Melrose North provides approximately 170 new units of… Read more »

Location: Bronx, New York
Year of Construction: est. 2020

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16 E. 126th St

EnerPHit / PHI Low Energy Building Retrofit of Harlem Brownstone into 2 family residence with Penthouse.

Location: New York, New York
Year of Construction: 2019

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Beach Green North II

Beach Green Dunes I and II is a sustainable and resilient housing development in Far Rockaway, Queens comprised of 228 affordable units within two buildings, each designed to Passive House… Read more »

Location: Far Rockaway, New York
Year of Construction: 2019

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2126 Mapes Avenue

The site is located at the corner of East 181st (3111-35) in the Belmont section of the Bronx, NY. 2126 Mapes is R7-1 zoning. The lot area is 7,131 square… Read more »

Location: Bronx, New York
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Hudson Passive Project

This particular passive house is the result of the challenge BarlisWedlick Architects LLC set itself two years ago: to design a high-performance home that was both beautiful and quick to… Read more »

Location: Claverack, New York
Year of Construction: 2010

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Williamsburg Passive House

This single family, three-bedroom home in Williamsburg, Brooklyn emphasizes efficiency in its interior organization and approach to energy usage. The client’s interest in optimizing thermal comfort and minimizing energy consumption… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Year of Construction: 2017

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Third Avenue Apartments

The innovative eight-story, Third Avenue mixed-use development, with thirty units of affordable rental housing and an Early Development Center, is designed for Passive House and LEED Platinum, and will be… Read more »

Location: Bronx, New York
Year of Construction: 2018

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North Street Passive House

The client came to River Architects eager to rethink the design of the existing 1970’s house with no insulation and unbearable drafts, but spectacular views of the Hudson River and… Read more »

Location: Cold Spring, New York
Year of Construction: 2016

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North Miller Passive Multifamily

North Miller Passive Multifamily honors Newburgh’s existing historic townhouses while delivering high-performance benefits of comfort, indoor air quality, and durability. The improved project will upgrade the building to Net Zero… Read more »

Location: Newburgh, New York
Year of Construction: 2019

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Dekalb Commons

This Passive House certified and affordable housing development called Dekalb Commons is currently in schematic design. When complete, it will bring two 7-story buildings and one 4-story building to Bedford… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
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Dumbo Townhouses

The DUMBO townhouses are five contemporary four bedroom, three bath townhouses with private parking, a garden and a roof terrace. These energy efficient townhouses were designed and built using passive… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Year of Construction: 2015

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297 Hoyt Street

Brooklyn brownstone retrofit with horizontal and vertical expansions, under construction – 50% completed, with insulated CMU blocks for new building envelope – other Passive House components include: Klearwall triple glazed… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
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364 Clinton Street

364 Clinton street is a four story plus cellar townhouse built in 1931. Prior to the current owner purchasing the house, it had extensive water damage on all floors. We… Read more »

Location: Brooklyn, New York
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CSCLT

This project is the first Cross Laminated Timber residential project in NY State. The experimental construction-efficient and low-energy house design utilized 42 CLT panels, replacing the thousands of components of… Read more »

Location: Cold Spring, New York
Year of Construction: 2018

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littleHOUSE

We designed a modest, site-attuned dwelling to Passive House standards as an extension of the family’s homesteading commitment. Siting – The home occupies a small clearing pressed against a deep… Read more »

Location: Big Flats, New York
Year of Construction: 2017

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4697 3RD AVE “CYRUS HOUSE”

What was formerly a vacant parcel at 4697 Third Avenue in the Bronx, will be transformed into a thriving affordable, sustainable mixed-use, mixed-income housing community. The project supports Mayor de Blasio’s goal to provide housing to a broad… Read more »

Location: Bronx, New York
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Bayville EnerPhit

For this PH renovation to succeed, all the facades would have to be improved, starting from the ground up. Fortunately, the foundation did not need to be dug out and… Read more »

Location: Bayville, New York
Year of Construction: 2011

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Scott Residence

New single family residence designed to meet the Passive House standard.

Location: Altamont, New York
Year of Construction: 2017

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Tenement Passive House

Very competitive construction financing was provided by NYCEEC (Fred Lee is a good contact). The property is a 1907 brick tenement building, which was in very poor condition. We submitted… Read more »

Location: Long Island City, New York
Year of Construction: 2016

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Freeport Climate House

Prototype Low Energy Building in a flood zone in Long Island. This building features an inovative resilient design. It is designed to withstand extreme weather conditions witout loosing the ability… Read more »

Location: Freeport, New York
Year of Construction: 2017

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PHI Certified 

Rochester Passive House

Rochester Passive House, located in the rural setting of Honeoye Falls, NY, is certainly an example of how comfort is achieved though energy efficiency. The 270 m2 home’s traditional farmhouse… Read more »

Location: Honeoye Falls, New York
Year of Construction: 2016

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Bedford House

The Bedford Passive House project is the first of its kind in this forward-thinking community. Bedford hopes to become a carbon-neutral community and has adopted energy codes that exceed those… Read more »

Location: Bedford, New York
Year of Construction: 2018

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High Street Passive House

The 1880’s historic house that was located at this project site burned beyond repair in early July of 2014. “What is to become of the old house?” has been on… Read more »

Location: Cold Spring, New York
Year of Construction: 2017

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Basha Kill Home

Set in climate zone 6 we have R37 ICF walls, R20 under slab, and an R70 cellulose ceiling. Just 1 Fujitsu 9RLS3H for heating and cooling, Ultimate air 200dx for… Read more »

Location: Wurtsboro, New York
Year of Construction: 2017

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