Tag - Affordable Housing

50 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators were installed at 50 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY! A new 100-percent affordable housing building designed by Dattner Architects is a nine-story building  with 218 apartments. Each apartment features eFlow-CAR 4" at 30 CFM in every kitchen and bathroom exhaust.  50 Penn development located at 50 Pennsylvania Avenue near the corner of Fulton Street in Brooklyn was envisioned and designed as a mixed-use building that would provide access to high-quality affordable and moderate-income housing and sustainable and healthy food choices. The...

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eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulator design update

At eFlow USA, we never stop innovating. We are proud to announce that eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulator (CAR) design was updated to promote easy and efficient installation and identify CARs by static pressure. The CFM adjustment screw is now color coded to reflect each static pressure range.

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William Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

As part of NYCHA Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) and a $90 million improvement plan, eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators  were installed at William Plaza affordable housing buildings in Brooklyn, NY. eFlow-CAR 3” at 25 CFM were installed in every apartment exhaust to automatically balance airflow, improve indoor air quality, and promote energy savings. In 2018, The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced the Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) program to secure massive repairs and stable funding for the  long-neglected public housing...

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440 Berry Street, Brooklyn, NY

440 Berry Street is a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) owned building located in the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. This building recently underwent ventilation upgrades and installed eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs) for automatically balanced airflow, high indoor air quality and energy savings. Originally build in 1995, 440 Berry Street features 6 stories and 66 apartment units. Installation of eFlow-CARs was undertaken by etc Companies, LLC    About eFlow-CAR eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulator (CAR) is a low-cost solution for balancing ventilation systems, eliminating the need for on-site...

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425 Grand Concourse, Bronx NY

eFlow is honored to take part in yet another Passive House building project!   Installation of eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CAR's) and eFlow-CAR Assemblies is now underway at 425 Grand Concourse,  the largest Passive House project in North America to date. eFlow is working directly with  R&S United Services, Inc, the Mechanical Contractor for this project, to provide Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs) that are economical, efficient and backed by our unsurpassed customer service. About 425 Grand Concourse Designed by Dattner Architects and Dagher Engineering...

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Verona Senior Citizens Apartments, Verona, NJ

The Verona Senior Citizens Apartments installed eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators in order to automatically balance the building's ventilation system, promote High Indoor Quality (IAQ) and achieve energy savings. Due to tight existing conditions, eFlow’s smallest CAR 3” (10-30 CFM adjustable ) was chosen as the ideal solution for this application.  The Verona Senior Citizens Apartments is an affordable six story building serving eligible elderly applicants 62 years of age or older and disabled individuals and their families.  The building was originally built...

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11 Varick Street, New York, NY 

111 Varick Street, NYC is nearing completion and will feature eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators! This 30-story, 108,000-sf building brings a mix of 100 affordable and market-rate rental units. It is  designed by S9 Architecture and developed by Kimmel 111, LLC with Madigan Development as the owner’s representative. CM & Associates is in charge of construction. The building is pursuing LEED Silver certification. The sustainability program for 111 Varick is using a combination of low-emission, conscientiously sourced construction materials, enhanced HVAC and air filtration systems, and strategic passive solar design...

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New Study: Venting for health by SWA and NCHH

A 2011 study, "Improving Central Exhaust Systems for Multifamily Buildings", concluded that sealing ventilation shafts and installing Constant Airflow Regulators at each exhaust vent can improve ventilation across the building. The  study did not however, examine the impact on Indoor Air Quality. Now a new study, supported by a grant from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, investigated the impact of various ventilation upgrades such as the installation of Constant Airflow Regulators on indoor air quality (IAQ). Venting for...

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Kips Bay Court Complex, 520 Second Avenue, NYC

In compliance with the recommendations of Steven Winters Associates, Inc, the building energy consulting experts, Kips Bay Court 8 building complex installs eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs) in every apartment.  About Kips Bay Court This 8 building complex dramatically transformed the East Midtown South neighborhood in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Originally known as Henry Phipps Plaza West, it was designed by Frost Associates and completed in 1976 . The 8-building group, which ranges in height from 12 to 27 stories, was...

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The Robeson, 407 Lenox Avenue, Bronx, NY

eFlow Constant Airflow Regulators were installed at the Robeson building in the Upper Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood, located at 407 Lenox Avenue, between West 130th Street and West 131st Street.  This 10–story mixed use new construction building features 79 mixed-income units, 7,500 square feet of ground floor commercial space, and 2,500 square feet of community facility space.  About eFlow-CAR eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulator (CAR) is a low-cost solution for balancing ventilation systems, eliminating the need for on-site balancing and ongoing maintenance. The Constant Airflow Regulator’s control of airflow...

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