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Nassau Brewery Ice House Apartments

A Green Residential Building in Brooklyn, NY.

  • The Ice house is a residential conversion of a previously vacant building originally built in the 1880's as the Ice house for the Nassau Brewery. The building currently has six rental apartments and one artist space that were completed in 2004. The building has a 7kw net metered, roof integrated solar array on the roof, radiant heating throughout the building and two extensive green roof areas. During construction salvaged bricks and wood and interior doors were used exclusively as well as a high concentration flyash mixture for all concrete applications. All of the bathroom fixtures were salvaged (excluding the toilets) and all of the appliances are energy star.
  • The building is located at 1024 Dean Street between Franklin and Classon Aves. Take the C train to the Franklin Ave. station. When you exit the station you wil be on the corner of Fulton St. and Franklin Ave. Walk on Frankllin in the direction of traffic for 4 blocks to Dean Street and take a right. 1024 Dean in on the left side of the street right before the elevated train tracks.
  • Construction year
  • 2002
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 14000
  • No. floors
  • 4
  • Certification
  • LEED Registered/Certified
  • Green Energy Features
  • Photovoltaics:Passive Solar:Net-metered
  • Energy Efficiency Features
  • Energy Star Appliances
    High-performance Windows
    Compact Fluorescent Lights
    Radiant Floor Heating
  • Green Products
  • Low-VOC Paints and Adhesives
    Reclaimed Wood
  • Water Conservation Features
  • Low-flow fixtures
    Vegetated Roof
  • Transportation
  • Bicycle Friendly
    Public Transport Access
  • Type of building (home, school, commercial, etc.)
  • Residential conversion
  • Designer
  • Benton Brown
  • Builder
  • Big Sue Inc.
  • Building Style
  • Brick Factory
  • Fuel Type
  • Natural Gas