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Brooklyn Ecopolis

A Green Mixed Use in Brooklyn, NY.
  • 180 Smith Street
  • Brooklyn
  • NY
  • 11201

  • Brooklyn Ecopolis is a 5-story mixed used building containing an eco-cafe and a non-profit sustainable resource center
  • Tours are for 1st and 2nd floors. No tours of residential space.
  • Smith & Warren Streets (Bergen St stop of F/G Train)
  • Construction year
  • 2008
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 5500
  • No. floors
  • 5
  • Certification
  • USGBC LEED (Include rating system and level under ""Other"" below), Registered fro NC
  • Green Energy Features
  • Solar thermal tubes for domestic hot water
    Solar Hot Water Storage Tanks
    Heat Exchanger (Heat Sink for Solar Thermal)
  • Energy Efficiency Features
  • 94% Energy Efficient Condensing Boiler (Buderas)
    Radiant Slab Heating System (5 floors)
    CO Sensors
    Programmable Thermostats (Heat/Cooling); Variable Speed Fan for AC
    Joint mastic on duct work
    SEER 15 Ductless Mini-Split Ceiling Mounted Cooling/Heat Pump (Fujitsu)
    Energy/Heat Recovery System in Residential Spaces (RecoupAerator)
    Passive Fresh Air Ventilation Ducts (Commercial/Non-Profit Spaces)
    Hot Water Recirculation
    Panasonic Wispergreen Vents for Bathrooms
    Submetering for Heating/Water
    Energy Star Appliances
    Envelope Construction
    Large South-Facing Thermal Windows (Setback of 1.25 Feet)
    Tankless Electric Hot Water Heaters (Commercial and Non-Profit spaces)
    Solar Domestic Hot Water
    Zoned HVAC
    Energy efficient lighting (CFL/LED)
    Recycled >60% of Construction Waste
    High Efficiency Electric Hand Dryers (Commercial/Non-Profit Bathrooms)
  • Green Products
  • No/Low VOC Paints and Primers
    Reclaimed Wood (Residential Stairs, Commercial Counters/Shelves)
    Recycled Tile
    Recycled Glass Counters (Icestone)
    Soy-Based Expanding Foam Insulation
    Recycled Fiberglass Exterior Sheathing (GreenGlass)
    Steel (30% Recycled)
    Concrete Slabs/Flooring (Fly Ash)
    Concrete Fiber Exterior Panels
    GreenGlass Exterior Sheathing
  • Water Conservation Features
  • EPA WaterSense Low Flow Fixtures
    Hot Water Recirculation
    Plans for extensive green roof (roof/terraces) and rain barrell irrigation
  • Transportation
  • Subway and bus station directly in front of building
    Bicycle storage on corner
  • Amount and type of insulation
  • Thermofiber cotton insulation in walls
    Soy-based spray foam insulation: walls, windows, ceilings, roof
    Air Bloc 31 - vapor barrier (brick--block)
  • Type of building (home, school, commercial, etc.)
  • Mixed Use
  • Designer
  • Simino Architects
  • Builder
  • MetroTech Construction
  • Fuel Type
  • Gas/Solar Thermal
  • Owner/Developer
  • LLDP Realty Co
  • Building energy consultant/MEP
  • National Grid/Bright Power
  • LEED/Green Building Consultant
  • Gita Nanden
  • Interior architect
  • Simino Architects ",Mixed Use,Simino Architects,MetroTech Construction,,,Gas/Solar Thermal,,,"Yes