This Passive House retrofit in Crown Heights, Brooklyn is a two-family and features a large rear yard with a deck. Solar power is installed on the rooftop. There is no gas service to the building. We call this hyper-efficient and ready to best face the challenges of the 21st Century. Contractor: Sami. Photography: Hai Zhang
View of kitchen adjacent to triple-glazed passive house sliding doors leading to rear deck.
View from parlor millwork island looking toward the kitchen at the rear of the brownstone.
Entry detail arch with hyper-efficient doors and transom.
Detail at Parlor level Optiwin triple-glazed passive house windows.
View from kitchen to living area
Detail of powder room adjacent to kitchen area
View to primary bathroom.
Passive house skylight above primary bathroom
Millwork detail at Parlor
View of passive house rear sliding doors - triple-glazed for hyper-efficiency and acoustics.
Retrofit in its neighborhood context.
Construction of stairwell skylight and roof hatch (passive house and triple-glazed).