HANAC, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing for New York City’s senior citizens, as well as community outreach programs. Their building in the Corona neighborhood of Queens is unique in that it will provide over 60 affordable residential apartments to seniors while using a Passive House model. Passive House design utilizes specific methods for insulation and ventilation that maximize energy efficiency for the life of the building and keep long-term costs down for owners and residents.
HOW WE HELPED HANAC CORONA SENIOR HOUSING
NY Engineers provided professional MEP/FP engineering consultation services for the renovation. The project consists of renovating the approximately 50,000 ft2 passive-house certified nursing home.