Open Houses this Week – Rent with Us!

01 Sep 2016, Posted by admin0 in Blog, RENTALS

67 Brighton 1st Lane apartments available for showing today, Thursday, Sept. 1st starting at 6pm, and Friday, Sept. 2nd starting at 5pm. Studio, one bedroom and convertible duplex lofts for rent – with ocean views and roof deck, storage, garden, bbq and hot tub access. No utility bills,...


Brooklyn One Bedroom for Rent

07 Dec 2015, Posted by admin0 in Blog, RENTALS

Sunny Brooklyn Studio with roof deck, storage, garden, bbq and hot tub access. Great Location and Amenities! The apartment features state-of-the-art, EnergyStar efficient appliances: Frigidaire Gallery Electric Range with Induction Cooktop, Bosch Stainless Steel Dishwasher, Ariston Combo Washer and Dryer, 5-Stage Reverse Osmosis Water Filter...


Fire Away!

15 Jul 2015, Posted by admin0 in Blog

In case of a fire at Bright 'n Green, along with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and a fire standpipe and sprinklers, an extra ventilation system helps with smoke relief by pressurizing the main staircase for easier evacuation and fire department access. Building materials used...


Harnessing the Power of Poo

09 Jun 2015, Posted by admin0 in Blog

Yes, POO. In the name of extreme resourcefulness, recycling human waste is the ultimate, efficient way to use what naturally occurs – already Bill Gates has tasted potable water converted from human excrement ...


Earth Hour 2015 Highlights

30 Mar 2015, Posted by admin0 in Blog

From icy Antarctica to the International Space Station, WWF's Earth Hour swept around the globe on Saturday 28 March 2015 (8:30 p.m. local time). Millions of Earth Hour supporters worldwide joined forces to highlight the need for climate action. Revisit the highlights and energy the...


More on Bright ‘n Green’s Indoor Air Quality

20 Mar 2015, Posted by admin0 in Blog

One of Bright ‘n Green’s most significant features is the fresh air purification and distribution system. These innovations combined with Bright 'n Green being constructed & finished with all non-toxic material and the site remediated of all contaminants give residents the highest indoor quality air...


Living Building Petals Talk & Tour

20 Nov 2013, Posted by admin0 in Blog, Events

On Thursday December 5th, in conjunction with the Living Building Institute and the Brooklyn Chapter of the AIA, Bright 'n Green hosted a talk on two of the most important petals of the Living Building challenge: water and materials at the Scarano 110 York Street office. After...


Declare Products Materials Guide

05 Nov 2013, Posted by admin0 in Blog

Wouldn't it seem that finding out where a product is made is an easy task?  Not so. In my quest as a researcher to purchase locally made, sustainably manufactured products for Bright 'n Green, I've repeatedly run into difficulty with the transparency of processes behind many products. To...


About Passive House

01 Aug 2013, Posted by admin0 in Awards & Certifications, Blog

Passive House is a European standard of building design that achieves a 90{7330b322b9b7d58bddbbaef66cde22ad1f12db8c79c6d80901517aa2b253a342} 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 rigorous,...


About Kip Frace‬ Jacob

25 Jul 2013, Posted by admin0 in Blog

‪‎Brooklyn‬ ‎Muralist‬ and Designer‬, ‪Kip Frace‬ Jacob is on the team, bringing a fresh, urban yet "homey" feel to ‪Bright 'n Green‬ with his sprawling ‪‎murals‬ and interior finishes and fixture selections. Kip got his start in painting as a ‎Graffiti Artist‬ in ‪‎New York‬ and...