William Penn House is a Cooperative Apartment Building with ground-floor commercial, a multi-story parking deck, and 25 floors of residences. Major capital upgrades to the 1965 building require Board approval, therefore they were eager for recommendations for sustainable building system replacements and/or enhancements as well as analysis of the costs and benefits of these options. Re:Vision led the multi-disciplinary building investigation that should enable the Board to be even more pro-active and capable of responding more ecologically to building upgrade and renovation needs. The final report for the study includes:
- A detailed analysis report with ROI related to: Common Area Lighting, HVAC, Elevator Systems, Domestic Hot Water, Plumbing, Steam System, Solar Projects, and Building Enclosure.
- Contractor Green Guidelines for building renovations, including plumbing fixture and fittings, paints, sealants, lighting, materials and construction waste.
- Graffiti Reduction Plan
- Green Roof Feasibility Study
Lead Consultant: Re:Vision Architecture
Energy Consultant: Practical Energy Solutions
Infrared Analysis Consultant: Hometown Green
Green Roof Consultant: Roofmeadow