Located in the Bronx, across from the St. Barnabas Hospital campus, this project consists of two residential towers are separated by a landscaped terrace, atop a mixed-use base.
The taller tower features a roof-top agricultural farm. Together, the 11-story and 7-story residential towers have 181 affordable apartments with approximately 187,000 square feet of residential space.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF CRYSTALLINE SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC SKYLIGHT IN NEW YORK
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
Internal Rate of Return
- Total Area - 88 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 438,952 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 861 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 294 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 258 barrels per m2
The north tower has a photovoltaic canopy with solar Onyx glass on the roof. 44 units of Crystalline silicon PV glass have been installed, forming a total area of 950 SqFt.
Each installed glass unit has a power of 291W and dimensions of 1,977x1,009 mm. The total power of this canopy is 13 KWp and will provide clean and free energy to these two towers in New York.