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Harlem Passive House

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Location: Manhattan at Harlem 130th St. – Multifamily dwelling

Construction Start: September 2010
Construction End: December 2011
Square footage: 4,700 including partly finished basement
Renovation Cost Per Square foot: $170
Highlighted Features:
Meets Passive House Criteria
Layout designed for maximum daylight and solar heat gain and minimum electric lighting needs
All wood, sheet rock, insulation, interior doors, bathtubs are salvaged
Custom concrete counters and kitchen cabinets from salvaged materials
No toxic glue, formaldehyde or any other harmful chemical used anywhere
Rainwater from roof passed to a dry well in the garden

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