We didn’t learn anything we didn’t already know – the site of Bright ‘n Green was selected for multiple reasons, including: access to fresh markets, parks, beach and public transportation – but thanks to Walk Score, we can share it to you all nice and graph-like (you may already know how much we love charts and data!).
Awards & Certifications
We recently completed a Green Globes® New Construction Stage II Assessment for the Bright ‘n Green Condominiums in Brooklyn, New York. Bright ‘n Green achieved a score of 837 out of 912 available points for a score of 92% which is equivalent to Four Green Globes® for leadership and excellence in the practice of energy, water, and efficiency to reduce environmental impacts.
The National Association of Homebuilders’ National Green Building Standard (NGBS) program is the only Green Certification program endorsed by the ICC (International Code Council). The Standard has four levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Emerald. Bright ‘n Green achieves the Emerald NGBS Green Certification level.
The Bright ‘n Green team was in attendance with over 200 others at the NYC Brownfield Partnership fifth annual, 2013 Big Apple Brownfield Awards recognizing seven outstanding New York City remediation projects. The ceremony was held at the NYU School of Law and included developers, regulators, consultants,…
Passive House is a European standard of building design that achieves a 90% energy reduction for projects that comply and are certified by their energy modeling called “PHPP”. Any building can be made to comply, from a one family house to a 500 unit apartment building and the standards, while…