Resilient Retrofit and ZNE Office Building

Exterior of project site 1

Event Date: 

Friday, May 18, 2018


New Paltz, NY
New Paltz, NY

CEU Information: 

CEUs: 3.0 AIA LU/HSW; 2.0 BPI; certificates of attendance provided to all attendees

This Pro Tour featured two very different projects: a new-construction, 8-unit ZNE office building and a single-family DER renovated for energy efficiency and storm resiliency. Attendees heard from the teams behind both projects at this event co-hosted by Alfandre Architecture and Integral Building + Design.

Site 1 Details

  • Units: 8 units in office building
  • Square Footage: 5,400 gross plus fully conditioned basement
  • Type of construction: New
  • LEED Platinum certified, zero-net-energy verified
  • 24KW integrated photovoltaic system
  • Blower-door test results: 0.59 ACH at 50pa
  • A rainwater harvesting systems is used for flush fixtures and landscape irrigation

Site 2 Details

  • Units: 1
  • Square Footage: 2,400
  • Type of construction: Retrofit
  • Ratings Include: HERS Index (5), NYSERDA Tier III Net-Zero Energy, EPA ENERGY STAR Homes v3.1, USGBC LEED-H GOLD, Indoor airPLUS, and DOE Zero Energy Ready Home
  • Featuring cold-climate rated air-source heat pumps & triple-pane windows
  • Retrofit focused on home’s ability to withstand severe weather conditions




  • 1:15 PM Doors open; Registration, coffee, networking.
  • 1:30 PM Welcome by NESEA; presentation by hosts
  • 2:15 PM Bus brings attendees to first project site
  • 2:20 PM Tour of first project site
  • 3:15 PM Bus brings attendees to second project site
  • 3:20 PM Tour of second project site
  • 4:15 PM Bus bring attendees back to the meeting point
  • 4:20 PM Attendees reconvene in presentation area for reception
  • 4:30 PM Q & A panel with project team members
  • 4:50 PM Closing by NESEA
  • 5:00 PM Event concludes

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Presenting Sponsor:


BuildingEnergy Pro Tour
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