Tag - Affordable Housing

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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Chestnut Park Apartments, Springfield, MA.

eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators were installed at Chestnut Park Apartments to automatically balance airflow, and promote high indoor air quality and energy savings.  These buildings are part of the Skyview Downtown complex in Springfield, MA.  MassHousing has provided $50 million for the renovation of Chestnut Park Apartments. This 489-unit affordable housing community was built in the1970s under the HUD 236 financing program. The development includes a 33-story tower with a connected four-level parking garage, an 18-story building, a nine-story building and...

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Sven at Queens Plaza Park, Long Island City, NY

eFlow is proud to announce that Sven at Queens Plaza Park, Long Island City, NY will feature over 3,000 of eFlow-MAX High Capacity Constant Airflow Regulators and eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs). Residents of this building will enjoy an automatically balanced, high-efficiency ventilation system that will provide high indoor air quality and energy savings. The manufacturer’s representative, Mechanical Technologies,  facilitated the sale of eFlow products for the Queens Park Plaza project. This is the first project of this magnitude in...

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eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators Case Study yields impressive results!

eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators were installed in two buildings located at 265 and 275 Cherry Street , NYC . A Case study conducted by En-Power Group concluded that ventilation system upgrades, including the installation of 1,350 eFlow-Constant Airflow Regulators (CARs) in 490 units, not only  improved Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) but also increased resident comfort and resulted in energy savings. Highlights and issues resolved with the installation of eFlow Constant Airflow Regulators included: *Overall improved Indoor Air quality in the building *Elimination of spreading...

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