New York City has over 960,000 buildings.
Only 9,000 of them (less than 1%) use the dirtiest heating oil (grades #4 and #6). But those 9,000 buildings are responsible for over 86% of the soot and ozone pollution in the air.
These particulates contribute to the failure of New York City’s air to meet the National Ambient Air [...]
Small measures add up, particularly in existing buildings when you are trying to save energy!
An energy audit is a holistic review and evaluation of your building - starting with calculating how much energy your building currently uses and then identifying all the ways you can save energy, water and money!
We will provide a comprehensive Strategic Plan including energy- and water-conserving strategies, with a focus on improvements to the buidlings' operations and management which will improve your building's performance and bottom line.
Whether you are calling about Commercial and Multi-Family Buildings or 1-4 Family Homes, we will help you devise and implement a plan to make your building healthier, more energy-efficient, water-wise, durable and environmentally responsible.
Call today for an appointment!
- Energy conservation
- Indoor Air Quality
- Material & Resource Conservation
- Water Conservation
- Zero Waste
Established in 1999, Ellen Honigstock Architect PC is a full-service architecture and energy auditing firm based in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
Our solutions are environmentally conscious and the criteria we use are based on national standards developed to bring long-term saving, efficiency and well-being to our clients. Over 35 years combined experience building in New York City gives us an edge in meeting tough schedules and navigating the city's complicated requirements.
As the Residential Green Building Advocate for the Urban Green Council since 2007, Ellen has been promoting sustainability in the residential marketplace in NYC.
In the position of Chair of the Homes Subcommittee the NYC Greening the Codes Task Force, Ellen has been heavily involved in recommending new green policy in NYC as related to updating building codes, rules and regulations.
Ellen teaches Building Science, Building Envelope, Water Conservation, Indoor Air Quality, Quantifying Energy and Green Building Plans at the 1,000 Green Supers program for The SEIU Local 32 BJ Thomas Shortman Training Fund.
Registered Architect, NY, NJ, CT
LEED Accredited Professional
Energy Efficient Building Operator
Multi-Family Building Analyst
Ellen Honigstock, LEED AP
Ellen Honigstock Architect PC
45 Main Street #806
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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