2004 Green Buildings Open House

October 15, 2004

Thanks to all the green building enthusiasts who made the 2004 Green Buildings Open House possible! [Scheduled Tours] Tour 1: Green Buildings Bus Tour 10am – 4pm 228 East 3rd, The Helena, Queens Botanical Garden (lunch), Nassau Brewery Ice House Apartments Tour 2: Lower East Side Guided Walk 10:30am – 1:30pm 179 Rivington, 228 East 3rd, 6BC Botanical Garden Tour 3: Murray Hill Guided Walk 11am – 1:30pm NYC Administration for Children’s Services,Stuyvesant Cove Environmental Learning Center Solar Pavilion Tour 4: Willamsburg-Greenpoint Brooklyn Tour noon – 2pm Brooklyn Brewery, 282 N. Henry St. Tour 5: West-Side Tour 10am – 1pm 140-142 West 4th Street, The Solaire [About the 2004 Participating Buildings] 140-142 West 4th Street 179 Rivington St. 228 East Third Street 28 Bedford St. 282 N. Henry St. 6-15 Green Community Garden 6BC Botanical Garden Brooklyn Brewery Kiss & Cathcart Architects Offices Nassau Brewery Ice House Apartments NYC Administration for Children’s Services Queens Botanical Garden Public Reception/Administration Building Stuyvesant Cove Environmental Learning Center Solar Pavilion The Helena The Solaire Tompkins Park North Homes [Drop-in Presentations] Click on building links for more details. Building Presentation/Tour Times 228 East Third Street The 1.5 hour tour and slide presentation at the construction site will provide detailed technical information on the building systems, including wall construction, air sealing, soundproofing, durability detailing, state of the art ventialtion, room by room thermostatically controlled heating, energy efficient domestic hot water production and booster pumps, reduced elctrical consumption, rain water retention and sustainable landscaping. 10am, 12pm and 2pm 6-15 Green We will be offering a solar electric workshop (bring your electric bill, and a calculator and pen and paper) and a tour. Solar workshop: 2-3pm Tour: 3:30pm. 6bc Free solar workshop on how to assess your solar electric needs 12-1 Kiss & Cathcart In these offices we will be presenting cutting edge sustainable building designs for sites around the world, many incorporating first-of-their-kind integrated photovoltaic technologies. 11-12:30 Nassau Brewery Ice House Apartments In addition to the bus tour, there will be another free tour of these apartments 1 pm Tompkins Park North Homes The buildings will be open from 10 to 2, and there will be special presentations 10am, 12noon and 2pm.