The apartments feature Energy Star-qualified lighting fixtures and appliances, flooring and tile made from recycled materials, two green roofs with a vegetable garden accessible to residents, 35 new trees along the street, and a half acre of new vegetation on the grounds.
Funded through Low Income Housing Tax Credits, government bonds, city funds, and other programs, the property also features sculptures created by Bronx-based artists that use re-purposed materials such as old steel beams, electrical conduits, and recycled car parts.
â€śFor people who are struggling financially, thereâ€™s nothing better you can do than reduce energy costs,â€ť says Nancy Biberman, founder and president of WHEDCo. â€śWith the energy efficient features of the building, tenants will be able to save almost a 1/3 of their utility costs.â€ť
For more information on Intervale Green, visit WHEDCoâ€™s Website.
— Janell Hazelwood