Harlem’s Erbograph Apartments Breaks Ground on LEED-Designed, Affordable Senior Housing

The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI) and the Jonathan Rose Companies celebrated the ground breaking earlier this month on Erbograph Apartments, the first senior housing development in Harlem designed to achieve LEED® Silver certification. The 8-story, 65-unit senior housing building located in Harlem is scheduled to […]

Rhode Island Senior Apartments Get Retrofit With ARRA Funding

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Senator Jack Reed recently announced that over 100 apartments in Warwick, Rhode Island will become greener and more energy efficient as a result of $1.4 million in Recovery Act funding being awarded to Shalom Apartments, a senior housing development. Retrofits will produce major system upgrades […]

Wayland Village Senior Apartments in West Baltimore Celebrates Groundbreaking

Wayland Village Senior Apartments in West Baltimore recently celebrated its groundbreaking with representatives from federal, state and local government as well as Enterprise Homes, Inc. and partners Wayland Baptist Church CDC and Bon Secours Baltimore Health System. Wayland Village will feature 89 affordable rental apartments for low- and moderate-income seniors and for disabled adults. The […]

E3 Building Sciences Chosen for Florida Mid-Rise Senior Housing Project

E3 Building Sciences recently announced that it has been chosen to provide assistance in certifying the a new mid-rise project for the 87-unit Lil Abner Apartments in Miami to meet LEED standards set by the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC).  Developer Consolidated Real Estate Investment of Miami selected Burgos Lanza Architects & Planners of Miami […]

Jack Satter House Receives Stimulus Grant for Green Retrofit in New England

Jack Satter House, a supportive housing community for 300 low-income seniors in Revere, Massachusetts announced that it has received a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of its new Green Retrofit Program for Multifamily Housing.  The grant, which is the first of its kind in New […]

North Carolina CCRC Announces Large Solar Thermal Project

Friends Homes Inc. (Friends), a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) operator in North Carolina, recently announced a partnership with FLS Energy for installation of 208 solar thermal collector panels in its two continuing care retirement communities, Friends Homes at Guilford and Friends Homes West.  As one of the largest ever installed solar thermal systems in […]

USGBC Announces Recipients of 2009 LEED for Homes Awards

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) last month named the recipients of its 2009 LEED for Homes Awards, recognizing projects, developers and home builders who have demonstrated leadership in the residential building marketplace. The awards were presented in November during the 2009 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo held in Phoenix, Ariz. The 2009 award categories […]