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Lancaster Lexington

A Green in New York, NY.

  • At Lancaster Lexington, you'll find 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments designed with triple glazed windows and unitized venting systems so you enjoy substantial savings on your electricity and heating bills.

    Featuring great layouts with beautifully polished oak floors, energy-saving stainless steel GE appliances and caesarstone counter tops with glass tile backsplash, almost all of these warm and inviting units come with private terraces.

    The building includes a common roof deck accessed via elevator and stairs with 30 SF individual garden plots assigned to each apartment.
  • Two blocks north of the 6 train and close to the 2 and 3 train lines.
  • Construction year
  • 2012
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 39742
  • No. floors
  • 7
  • Certification
  • Enterprise Green Communities, USGBC LEED
  • Energy Efficiency Features
  • Designed to achieve LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and to exceed the NYSERDA and Enterprise Green Communities guidelines for environmental responsibility.

    Estimated to be over 30% more energy efficient than a standard building.

    Heat/HW – Two 750,000 BTU direct vent boilers in a roof top boiler room produce all heat and hot water. Storage tank in boiler room for DHW. Hot water baseboard elements in each room of the apartments

    AC – through wall AC sleeves w/ energy star air conditioner units provided. Rigid, insulated, interior vinyl removable AC covers assist in keeping out a major amount of drafts and conduction losses during the heating season

    Lighting – energy star fixtures throughout, motion sensors built into all corridor fixtures

    Appliances – refrigerators, dishwashers, built-in microwaves, and air conditioners all energy star rated

    A common roof deck is accessed via elevator and stairs with 30 SF individual garden plots assigned to each apartment
  • Green Products
  • Over 20% recycled materials used in construction.

    Over 20% of building materials were locally manufactured, minimizing transportation energy and supporting the local economy
  • Water Conservation Features
  • Individual 30 square foot rooftop gardens (one for each apartment) help dissipate heat and absorb rainwater runoff while providing opportunities for active gardening, fruit and vegetable cultivation, relaxation and social gathering.

    Plumbing fixtures – dual flush toilets used, low flow aerators and shower heads
  • Transportation
  • Two blocks north of the 6 train and close to the 2 and 3 train lines.
  • Window brand
  • Quaker double hung – triple glazed
  • Amount and type of insulation
  • Walls - insulated concrete form system rated at R22 (effective R value of 50 due to the airtightness of the system - 8” solid poured concrete inside of EPS forms that have 2.5” thickness on each side with built-in studs)

    Roof - 4” minimum polyiso roof insulation (R30 +)

    Façade - masonry and stucco
  • Type of building (home, school, commercial, etc.)
  • Multifamily residential
  • Designer
  • Curtis + Ginsberg Architects LLP
  • Builder
  • West Manor Construction Corp. (an entity related to The Bluestone Organization)
  • Fuel Type
  • Natural Gas
  • Annual heating fuel consumption
  • 1,108 MMBtu/yr. (proposed, 48% below baseline)
  • Annual electricity use
  • 246,222 kWh/yr. (proposed, 13% below baseline)
  • Owner/Developer
  • The Bluestone Organization & Hope Community Inc.
  • Building energy consultant/MEP
  • Community Environmental Center, Inc.
  • Residential type
  • Market rate, Condo
  • Number of units
  • 29