Transforming Affordable Housing: Mid-Rise Passive House Retrofits with Residents in Place

10/12/2017 - 13:30 to 15:00
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

RBSCC and the Chris Benedict R.A. team continue their groundbreaking partnership in an 12-building 264-unit renovation of existing affordable housing to the PHIUS standard. Residents will remain in place while their buildings are transformed. The project is scheduled to begin in late 2017. The cluster includes several different building types ranging from four to six stories and will propose multiple solutions to achieving the PHIUS standard. The project is designed to be a demonstration of energy efficiency solutions for existing housing stock. Scott Short, Justin R. Milliet R. Taylor and David Newman will present several design utilizing different strategies to achieve this high level of efficiency and comfort.

CEU Information: 

BENYC-1718: AIA 1.5LU/HSW; BPI 1.5


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Room / Location: 

East Village

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