Brooklyn Open House in June / by Paul Castrucci

International Summer Open Passive House 2017

Saturday, June 17

Location : 158 Clifton Place, Brooklyn
with our partner SawKill Lumber


EnerPhit Rehab of existing 3 story plus Basement plus Cellar two family building. Passive House wood frame rowhouse renovation with extensive use of reclaimed wood throughout, including Sho Shugi Ban (burnt Douglas Fir) front facade and recycled Ipe from the Coney Island Boardwalk on the rear façade.  This renovation reduced the energy demand of the building to the extent that the planned rooftop solar installation brings the Owner’s unit into Net Zero capability.


Project Team:

Paul A. Castrucci, Architect

Alan Solomon, Sawkill Lumber Company

Right Environments, MEP and PH consultant

Blue line Construction



Contact Person: or 212.254.7060

Published on Jun 14, 2016

Video about 158 Clifton Place, Brooklyn NY by Sandra Beltrao


Details and Progress Documentation