803 Knickerbocker: Multi-Family Passive House
803 Knickerbocker:Â Â Multi-Family Passive House
Chris Benedict, architect and Henry Gifford, Mechanical Engineer, took their original designs for a 24 unit multi-family, 35,000 square foot building in Brooklyn, NY, @ 805 Knickerbocker and were able to change those designsÂ into a Passive House.
This video explains and shows some of their ideas that made 805 Knickerbocker the second Certified Passive House Multi-Family building in the US and was completed in August, 2014.
Passive House is based on designÂ principles used to attain a quantifiable and rigorous level of energy efficiency within a quantifiable comfort level.
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