Orange Avenue Apartments

Targeting LEED for New Construction Silver

  • Building Type: Mid-rise Residential
  • Building Size: 112,653 Square Feet
  • Location: Suffern, NY
  • Owner: Lynmark Group
  • Architect: OTTE Architecture
  • MEP Engineer: Aquarius Consulting Group
  • Civil Engineer: Brooker Engineering

Selected Sustainability Features:

  1. Developed upon a restored brownfield site
  2. Over 35% reduction in potable water usage
  3. Incorporation of recycled materials and building materials harvested and manufactured in the local region.
  4. High-albedo roof and hardscapes to counteract the heat island effect.
  5. Low-VOC building materials, paints, and floors to contribute to maintaining exceptional indoor air quality
  6. Daylighting to promote occupant health while reducing lighting energy use during the daytime.
  7. Low flow plumbing fixtures
  8. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  9. This including green cleaning program and educational outreach.  

Delta Air Lines LaGuardia Terminal

LEED for New Construction 

 

  • Building Type: Airline Terminal
  • Location: LaGuardia Airport, NY
  • Owner: Delta Airlines / Port Authority
  • Architect: Corgan
  • Engineer of Record: Burns & McDonnell

e4, inc. is providing sustainability guidance, LEED implementation and documentation services to the owner and project team in all aspects of sustainable design for the phased construction to replace Terminal C and D with a new state of the art terminal. This scope includes site planning, high performance building strategies, energy and water efficiency, material selection, green cleaning program and educational outreach.  

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

LEED for New Construction Gold Certified

  • Building Type: Cultural Center
  • Building Size: 9,420 Square Feet
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Owner: Caribbean Cultural Center
  • Architect: CSA Group
  • MEP Engineer: CSA Group

Selected Sustainability Features:

    1. Located in an existing building going through a major renovation
    2. Development location promotes community connectivity by being situated near multiple subway
    3. Use of highly efficient plumbing fixtures
    4. Committed to use low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings and carpet, as well as the use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
    5. Committed to provide an occupant-oriented thermal comfort and lighting design
    6. Dedicated to incorporate social equity within the project team and the community
    7. High effiencient HVAC systems helped achieve over 30% of energy savings

Columbia University – The Forum

Targeting LEED for New Construction Gold

  • Building Type: Academic Offices and Conference Center
  • Building Size: 57,000 Square Feet
  • Location: Manhattan, NY
  • Owner: Coumbia University, MDG
  • Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
  • Architect of Record: Dattner Architects
  • MEP Engineer: WSP – Flack + Kurtz
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Located in campus targeting LEED Neighborhood Development certification
  3. Superior water efficiency targeting over 30% reduction in potable water usage and zero potable water used for irrigation
  4. Extensive incorporation of recycled and regional materials.
  5. Advanced permanent ventilation monitoring systems to ensure adequate indoor air quality
  6. Development location promotes community connectivity by being situated near multiple subway station
  7. Bicycle storage and changing rooms on-site.
  8. High-albedo roof to counteract the heat island effect.
  9. Low-emitting materials to contribute to maintaining exceptional indoor air quality for occupant comfort.
  10. Occupant-oriented thermal comfort design and verification to ensure optimal occupant comfort
  11. Green cleaning program to minimize effects of harsh, corrosive, and caustic chemicals on occupants and the environment.
     

Barclays Center

LEED for New Construction Silver Certified

  • Building Type: Sports Arena
  • Building Size: 675,000 Square Feet
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Owner: FCRC
  • Architect: AECOM Ellerbe Becket
  • MEP Engineer: WSP Flack + Kurtz
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Onsite stormwater retention and reuse system
  3. Located above 3rd largest public transportation hub in New York City
  4. Comprehensive transportation management program
  5. Waterless urinals and low flow fixtures throughout facility
  6. Materials and internal finishes with little or no VOC content
  7. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials

1214 Fifth Avenue – Mt. Sinai Tower

Achieved LEED for New Construction Silver Certification

  • Building Type: Multi-use Residential
  • Building Size: 42 Story, 420,000 Square Feet
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Owner: Durst Fetner Residential
  • Design Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
  • Executive Architect: SLCE Architects
  • MEP Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
  • Construction Manager: Gotham Construction Company
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Extensive daylight and views
  3. Utilizes district steam and chilled water system
  4. Bike storage facilities
  5. Low flow plumbing fixtures and throughout
  6. Low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings and carpet
  7. FSC certified wood flooring
  8. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  9. Comprehensive green cleaning program

Myrtle Avenue Condominiums

Targeting LEED for New Construction Silver Certification

  • Building Type: Residential
  • Building Size: 37 Story, 311,000 square foot
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY

Selected Sustainability Features:

  1. High recycled content structural steel.
  2. Regionally manufactured and high recycled content concrete.
  3. Brownfield redevelopment project.
  4. Light colored roof to reduce heat island effect.
  5. Use of individual thermostats, dimming switches, and task lights to provide optimal occupant thermal comfort and lighting control.

St. Joseph’s College – Brooklyn Athletic Facility

Targeting LEED for New Construction Silver Certification

  • Building Type: Athletic Facility
  • Building Size: 3 Story – 43,023 Square Feet
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Owner: St. Joseph’s College
  • Architect: Bentel & Bentel Architects
  • MEP Engineer: AMA Consulting Engineers
  • Construction Manager: Racanelli Construction

Selected Sustainability Features:

  1. 50% Stormwater Reduction – use of underground storage.
  2. Reduction of Heat Island Effect – use of high SRI value roofing materials.
  3. Reduction of Potable Water Consumption – use of low flow/flush plumbing fixtures and native and adaptive landscaping species.
  4. Optimize Energy Performance – VAV systems, daylight and occupancy light controls, and high efficiency HVAC & DHW equipment.
  5. High Indoor Air Quality – use of low VOC materials, no added urea-formaldehyde, construction IAQ measures.
  6. High Recycled Content & Regional Materials – use of environmentally responsible materials.
  7. Sustainable Wood Procurement – use FSC certified wood.
  8. Occupant Thermal Comfort & Lighting Control – use of individual thermostats, dimming switches, and task lights.
  9. Full HVAC&R, DHW, and Lighting Controls Commissioning.

The Toren

Targeting LEED for New Construction Gold Certification

  • Building Type: Mixed Use Residential Condominium
  • Building Size: 37 Story, 311,000 Square Feet
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Owner: BFC Partners
  • Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
  • MEP Engineer: Energy Concepts
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Onsite cogeneration plant
  3. Filtered, conditioned outside air delivered directly to each unit
  4. Materials and internal finishes with little or no VOC content
  5. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  6. Over 80% of construction debris salvaged or recycled
  7. Energy Star appliances in all residential units

The Epic

LEED for New Construction Gold Certified

  • Building Type: Mixed Use Residential
  • Building Size: 57 Story, 574,000 Square Feet
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Owner: Durst Fetner Residential
  • Architect: SLCE Architects
  • Façade Architect: FXFOWLE Architects
  • MEP Engineer: I.M. Robbins
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Onsite stormwater retention and irrigation reuse system
  3. Rooftop gardens
  4. Majority of wood products certified as sustainable by the FSC
  5. Motion sensors in stairways and corridors to control lighting
  6. Over 80% of construction debris salvaged or recycled
  7. Energy Star appliances in all residential units
  8. Low flow plumbing fixtures throughout building
  9. Thermally efficient low-emissivity windows
  10. Materials and internal finishes with little or no VOC content
  11. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  12. Comprehensive green cleaning plan

The Helena

LEED for New Construction Gold Certified

  • Building Type: Multi-family Residential
  • Building Size: 38 Story, 600,000 Square Feet
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Owner: Durst Fetner Residential
  • Architect: FXFOWLE Architects
  • MEP Engineer: WSP Flack + Kurtz
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Microturbine combined heat and power system
  3. Onsite blackwater treatment plant and water reuse system
  4. Solar photovoltaic installation
  5. Use of blast furnace slag for 45% of cementitious materials.
  6. Majority of wood products certified as sustainable by the FSC
  7. Motion sensors in stairways and corridors to control lighting
  8. Master switch at front door of all residential units
  9. Energy Star appliances in all residential units

Rose and McQuillan Horticultural Service Center at the New York Botanical Garden

Targeting LEED for New Construction Silver Certification

  • Building Type: Support Services Renovation & Addition
  • Building Size: 13,500 Square Feet
  • Location: Bronx, NY
  • Owner: New York Botanical Gardens
  • Design Architect: Mitchell-Giurgola Architects
  • MEP Engineer: Loring Consulting Engineers
  • Civil Engineer: Langan Engineering & Environmental
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. State-of-the-art stormwater management infrastructure which combines permeable pavement and hydrodynamic separators to capture and clean runoff
  3. An innovative closed loop system that uses recycled water to wash vehicles.
  4. Low flow plumbing fixtures throughout
  5. Low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings and carpet
  6. Majority of wood products certified as sustainable by the FSC
  7. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials

NYPD Tow Pound – Site A

LEED for New Construction Gold Certified

  • Building Type: Tow Pound Administration
  • Building Size: 11,900 Square Feet
  • Location: Brooklyn Navy Yards, NY
  • Owner: Brooklyn Navy Yards Development Corporation
  • Design Architect: Spacesmith
  • MEP Engineer: Chu & Gassman Consulting Engineers, PC
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Solar thermal domestic hot water system
  3. Bike storage and shower facilities
  4. Low flow plumbing fixtures and waterless urinals throughout
  5. Low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings and carpet
  6. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  7. Over 95% of construction debris salvaged or recycled

Moscow City Tower

Targeting LEED for Core & Shell Gold Pre-Certification

  • Building Type: Mixed Use
  • Building Size: 1800 ft tall, 5,000,000 sf
  • Location: Moscow City, Russia
  • Owner: RussianLand
  • Design Architect: Foster & Partners
  • MEP Engineer: Waterman International
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Brownfield redevelopment
  3. Erosion & Sedimentation Control
  4. A floor plate shaped to maximize natural daylight harvesting
  5. Designed for natural and mixed ventilation
  6. Vegetated pathways and high albedo hardscapes
  7. High performance low emissivity triple glazed glass curtain wall
  8. Ventilation rates 30% above ASHRAE standard
  9. Filtration of over 90% annual rainfall
  10. Recycling of rainwater for irrigation and flush-fixture requirements
  11. Reduction of potable water use by at least 30%
  12. Measurement & Verification capability for base building and tenants
  13. Construction waste recycling of at least 50%
  14. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  15. Materials and internal finishes with little or no VOC content
  16. Periodic IAQ monitoring and analysis of tenant spaces
  17. Extensive and ongoing commissioning process
  18. Tenant Environmental Guidelines

Project is currently on hold.

1212 Fifth Avenue

LEED for New Construction Gold Certified

  • Building Type: Multi-Unit Residential
  • Building Size: 16 Story, 113,000 Square Feet
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Owner: Durst Fetner Residential
  • Design Architect: SLCE Architects
  • MEP Engineer: Jaros Baum & Bolles
  • Construction Manager: Gotham Construction Company
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Reuse of existing building
  3. Utilizes district steam and chilled water system
  4. Bike storage facilities
  5. Low flow plumbing fixtures and throughout
  6. Low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings and carpet
  7. FSC certified wood flooring
  8. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  9. Comprehensive green cleaning program

Condé Nast Building at Four Times Square

First Environmentally Responsible Skyscraper Built in the United States, Completed in 1999

  • Building Type: Commercial Office
  • Building Size: 48 Stories, 1,600,000 Square Feet
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Owner: The Durst Organization
  • Architect: Fox & Fowle Architects
  • MEP Engineer: Cosentini Associateds
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Gas fired absorption chillers eliminate CFCs or HCFCs
  3. Fuel cell and building integrated solar photovoltaic systems
  4. Floor-by-floor air handling units
  5. High performance low emissivity glass curtain wall
  6. 50% more outside air than required by NYC code
  7. Separate waste chutes for recyclable materials
  8. Daylight and occupancy responsive lighting controls
  9. Use of sustainably harvested wood products
  10. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  11. Materials and internal finishes with little or no VOC content
  12. MERV 13 filtration on all base building air handling units
  13. Periodic IAQ monitoring and analysis of tenant spaces
  14. Extensive and ongoing commissioning process