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The Andrew

A Green Multifamily residential in New York City, NY.

  • The Andrew is a 50 unit newly constructed affordable unit rental building located in Queens.
  • Construction year
  • 2010
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 45054
  • No. floors
  • 6
  • Certification
  • Energy Star Homes
  • Energy Efficiency Features
  • Insulated concrete forms used for all exterior walls.
    85% efficient direct vent natural gas fired boilers and water heaters used in the rooftop boiler room. 4.4BTU/HDD/sf measured consumption for heating the building based upon 14 months of actual data accumulated. Combination of double, triple, and quadruple glazed windows. All energy star rated appliances and lighting fixtures. Danfoss valve thermostatic controls in every room of the building. Very small circulator pumps and booster pumps were used due to smarter piping and expansion tank design protocols used. Unitized ventilation concept used for every bathroom and kitchen in the building.
  • Transportation
  • Several blocks to subways
  • Window brand
  • Quaker
  • Amount and type of insulation
  • Stated value of R20. Effective value (due to the very air tight nature of ICF's) of close to R50.
  • Type of building (home, school, commercial, etc.)
  • Multifamily residential
  • Designer
  • Banta Homes Corp (a subsidiary of The Bluestone Organization)
  • Annual heating fuel consumption
  • 12,000 therms
  • Owner/Developer
  • The Bluestone Organization