NYC's Biggest Sustainable Surprise

Spotlight Article:

NYC's Biggest Sustainable Surprise

At nearly 75 years old, New York City’s largest apartment complex continues to raise the bar for sustainability and energy-efficient retrofits. Occupying 80 acres of land just north of Lower Manhattan, Stuyvesant Town, and Peter ...

Keep Reading

Multifamily
FILTER ARTICLES
stuff

EarthCraft Virginia

July 01, 2007

EarthCraft Virginia serves as a blueprint for building multifamily homes with high energy efficiency and healthy indoor air quality through environmentally responsible design and construction. [continue reading]

stuff

Collaborating for Energy Efficiency

Author: Josh Arnold
May 07, 2007

Wisconsin energy efficiency and building organizations partner to create a multifamily manual. [continue reading]

stuff

New Urbanism Village Goes Green

January 01, 2007

Sonoma Mountain Village, a new infill mixed-use development, will showcase green building and New Urbanist principles, which promote planning and architecture that create human-scale, walkable communities and cities. Located in Rohnert Park, a small city ... [continue reading]

stuff

Energy Star Goes Multifamily

November 03, 2006

Along with beautifully designed brickwork and a landscaped backyard with a children's play area, residents of 1212 MLK Apartments can enjoy affordable apartments, low energy bills, and healthy indoor environments. [continue reading]

stuff

New Initiative Funds Green, Affordable Homes

Author: Elka Karl
May 01, 2005

        Last December Denny Park, an affordable housing project in Seattle’s South Lake Union area, broke ground. When completed, the Denny Park Apartments will include 50 residential units over ... [continue reading]

stuff

Big, Affordable, and Green

Author: Elka Karl
March 01, 2005

        1400 on Fifth, a condominium building located in Harlem, New York, celebrated its grand opening in October, 2004, marking its status as the largest affordable green multifamily residence in the country. ... [continue reading]

stuff

Canada's Magnificent Condo

Author: Duncan Hill
January 01, 2004

Testing reveals how well this building's design and construction are withstanding the test of time - and building occupancy. [continue reading]

stuff

A New York Success Story

March 01, 2003

Value engineering allows a development of 30 affordable three-family homes to meet Energy Star standards. [continue reading]

Our Blog Has Moved

Building Performance Journal Editors

Our Blog Has Moved

Thanks for your interest in contributing a blog to the Building Performance Journal (formerly Home Energy magazine). We’re ...

Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Jim Gunshinan

Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

SPONSORED CONTENT Insulated, Air-Sealed Drapes Learn more! Watch Video