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Hunters Point South and North Towers Long Island City, NY

Hunters Point South and North Towers, located in Long Island City, NY, are new constructions that together bring 1,132 rental apartments to the area. Both buildings feature eFlow Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs). This project emphasizes affordable housing, with 75 percent of the units dedicated to this purpose, including age-restricted homes for seniors.

Project Background

Developed by The Gotham Organization, RiseBoro Community Partnership, and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the South Tower stands 57 stories tall at 559 feet, while the North Tower is 33 stories tall at 443 feet. These twin buildings reflect a significant investment in affordable urban living.

Project Details

The buildings, designed by Handel Architects, are nearly complete and ready to provide much-needed housing in Long Island City. The combined residential space aims to enhance the local community by offering a substantial portion of the units as affordable housing.

Stakeholders and Roles

Key contributors to the project include:


Technical Insights

The project features the installation of various eFlow Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs) to ensure optimal ventilation:

  • 4″ CAR at 20, 25 CFM in 5″x4″ Mounting Plate Assembly
  • 4″ CAR in 6″x6″ Ceiling Box  Assembly  for Toilet and Kitchen Exhaust 
  • 8″ CAR at 175 CFM  in 10″x10″ Fire Damper Assemblies for Corridor Supply 

 

Benefits of Installing Constant Airflow Regulators

  • Improved Indoor Air Quality: Ensures a constant flow of fresh air, reducing indoor pollutants.
  • Energy Efficiency: Helps in reducing heating and cooling costs by ensuring optimal airflow.
  • Enhanced Comfort: Provides a healthier living environment for residents.

 

Hunter Point South and North towers eFlow CAR

Conclusion

Hunters Point South and North Towers exemplify modern, affordable housing solutions, combining thoughtful design with advanced ventilation technology to create comfortable living spaces. This project underscores the importance of collaboration in addressing urban housing challenges.

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Flow-CAR FACTS

eFlow-CAR is a simple solution to balancing ventilation systems. Constant Airflow Regulator is a device that automatically regulates airflows in ventilation systems to constant levels. The passive control element responds to duct pressure, and requires no electric sensors, pneumatic sensors or controls. eFlow-CARs promote high indoor air quality and energy savings.

  • UL 2043 Classified
  • Composed of fire resistant UL 94 ABS plastic
  • Diameters offered: 3”, 4″, 5”, 6”, 8″, 10″
  • Operating Pressure Range: 0.08 to 2.4 in w.g. (20-600Pa)
  • Airflow settings: 15-765 CFM
  • Temperature Limits: -22° to 140°F (-30° to 60°C)
  • Suitable for both supply and exhaust applications
  • No external power supply needed
  • Field Adjustable CFM set point
  • Capable of maintaining constant airflow within +- 5% for nominal airflow throughout the target operating pressure range of 0.08 to 2.4 in.
  • Standard for Energy Efficient Compliance

 

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