The Verdesian

Location:New York, NY
Architect:Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Client:The Albanese Organization
LEED:LEED Platinum

The Verdesian is the first residential high-rise building in the United States to earn a LEED Platinum rating.  Filtered, conditioned, winter-humidified air is distributed to each room in the apartments.  All finishes are low-emitting.  Energy efficiency measures include a chiller/heater, a gas-fired microturbine and photovoltaics.  Vidaris professionals performed the energy and green/LEED analyses.  The design team included Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects for design and SLCE for AOR.  The work was co-funded by the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority.

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