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The Delta

A Green in Brooklyn, NY.
  • Hamilton Avenue and W. 9th Street
  • Brooklyn
  • NY
  • 11231
  • Chris Williams

  • The Delta is the 1st building in NYC to be 100% powered by solar and utilizes many renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies that significantly decrease it's energy use by more then 75% compared with the average building.

    Voltaic Solaire's goal with the project: "If we can develop a building that powers itself, on an unusual trianglular lot in one of the most code-heavy cities in the world, our hope is to serve as a model, and inspire other developers around the world to do the same."
  • The Delta has a free building tour each month
  • Construction year
  • 2010
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 2700
  • No. floors
  • 5
  • Certification
  • N/A
  • Green Energy Features
  • Solar PV
    Solar thermal
    Small wind
    Air-source heat pumps
  • Energy Efficiency Features
  • Super efficient building envelope
    Super efficient appliances.
  • Green Products
  • Recycled materials make up 70% of the building.
  • Type of building (home, school, commercial, etc.)
  • 1-4 family residentia
  • Owner/Developer
  • Voltaic Solaire
  • Number of units
  • 4