Remote Monitoring Eliminates the Need for a Service Call in a Senior Housing Development During the Coronavirus Pandemic

DHW system Temperatures Before and After chart

New Ecology’s ReMO system recently helped a building operations team save over $4,000 on service calls and avoid having contractors visit an affordable housing development that was being vigilant about social distancing to protect their residents, seniors and the mobility-impaired. Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version Photo: www.usmslab.com…

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Expanded Resilience Assessment for Washington DC Affordable Housing

Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version Through funding from the District of Columbia’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) Solar for All program, New Ecology, Inc. (NEI) joined Enterprise Community Partners, the National Housing Trust and Clean Energy Group to develop a vulnerability and resilience opportunity assessment tool…

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MassHousing Portfolio Assessment: Resiliency Planning

Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version MassHousing Portfolio Assessment: Resiliency Planning Project Background Why Resilience? Figure 1: Resilient MA temperature projection (www.resilientma.org/datagrapher) Climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of extreme storms, exacerbating flooding, shifting precipitation patterns, and causing more heat waves throughout the United States and…

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Villages of East River

Location: Anacostia, Washington, D.C. • Units: 202 • Owner: NHT Enterprise • Constructed: 1963 • Building Rehab: 2000 Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version Villages of East River WHY RESILIENCE? Climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of extreme storms, exacerbating flooding, shifting precipitation patterns, and causing…

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Bellevieu-Manchester Apartments

Location: Baltimore, MD • Units: 48 • Project Cost: $455,000 • Owner: Bellevieu-Manchester Limited Partneship • Contractor: Elysian Energy • Construction Cost: $455,000 Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version Project Background Bellevieu-Manchester Apartments was built in 1906, was last renovated in 1995 and has 48 affordable apartments for…

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Margaret-Bennett Homes

Location: Baltimore, MD • Units: 30 • Project Cost: $400,000 • Owner: Women’s Housing Coalition, Inc. • Contractor: Comfort Tech and ADP • Construction Cost: $395,000 Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version Project Background Margaret-Bennett Homes was built in the 1780s, and was last renovated in 1999. It…

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The Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony

Sector Type: Multifamily • Location: Boston, Massachusetts • Project Size: 140,000 Square Feet Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version The Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Challenge showcase project Project Background Built in 1940, the Old Colony public housing development in…

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Windsor Valley Apartments I and II

Location: Edgewood, MD • Units: 290 • Project Cost: $10 million • Owner: Wishrock Investment Group • Architect: tat The Architectural Team • MEP: Melling Engineering PC • Builder: The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version Project Background Windsor Valley I and II comprise 290…

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Liberty Court Apartments

Location: Dover, DE • Units: 100 • Project Cost: $16.8 million • Owner: Liberty Court Apartments, LLC • Architect: Architectural Alliance • MEP: Blake & Vaughan Engineering • Builder: U&I Builders Back to Case Studies Liberty Court Apartments Read/download the PDF version Project Background Liberty Court Apartments consists of 100…

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Zumix Community Music Center

Location: East Boston, Massachusetts • Size: 109,494 sf, 75 units • Completed: January 2010 • Developer: East Boston CDC • Certifications: LEED NC v 2.2 Gold 2010 Preservation Achievement Award Back to Case Studies Read/download the PDF version Project Overview Zumix is a non-profit cultural organization that provides free after…

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Scrivano Apartments | Squeeze Every BTU Out of Your Retrofit

106 apartments; four three-story buildings; 66,000 SF; built in 1952 Owned and managed by the Chelsea Housing Authority Chelsea, MA The Massachusetts Green Retrofit Initiative (MAGRI) is a project of New Ecology, Inc. (NEI) and LISC Boston. Through MAGRI, NEI and LISC Boston serve as a one-stop-shop to provide holistic…

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Robert McBride House | Boiler Optimization Maximizes Savings

17 apartments; six stories; 17,000 SF; built in 1999 Owned by McBride House, Inc. Managed by Maloney Properties, Inc. Boston, MA The Massachusetts Green Retrofit Initiative (MAGRI) is a project of New Ecology, Inc. (NEI) and LISC Boston. Through MAGRI, NEI and LISC Boston serve as a one-stop-shop to provide…

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Powdermill Village | Deep Retrofit Yields Dramatic Returns

250 apartments; 12 low-rise buildings; 246,000 SF; built in 1972 Owned by Peabody-Westfield LP Managed by Peabody Properties, Inc. Westfield, MA The Massachusetts Green Retrofit Initiative (MAGRI) is a project of New Ecology, Inc. (NEI) and LISC Boston. Through MAGRI, NEI and LISC Boston serve as a one-stop-shop to provide…

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Atwood Acres | Turning Crisis into Energy Savings Opportunity

50 apartments; three stories; 26,000 SF; built in 1988 Owned and managed by RCAP Solutions Townsend, MA The Massachusetts Green Retrofit Initiative (MAGRI) is a project of New Ecology, Inc. (NEI) and LISC Boston. Through MAGRI, NEI and LISC Boston serve as a one-stop-shop to provide holistic energy management services…

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