October 15, 2004
Thanks to all the green building enthusiasts who made the 2004 Green Buildings Open House possible!
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]
Click on building links for more details.
|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
||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
||Free solar workshop on how to assess your solar electric needs
|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.
|Nassau Brewery Ice House Apartments
||In addition to the bus tour, there will be another free tour of these apartments
|Tompkins Park North Homes
||The buildings will be open from 10 to 2, and there will be special presentations
||10am, 12noon and 2pm.