8/7 Net Zero Building Tour

On Monday, August 7th, join us for a tour of the Distillery North, the largest Passive House in New England: a cost-competitive, 30-unit apartment building located in South Boston. This is the first phase of a three-phase project that will eventually span three buildings, 260,000 ft², and an entire city block.

Attendees will hear from former MCAN board member Fred Gordon, who will be on-site to lead the tour and presentation, explaining the methods and materials used, and how the project team navigated the difficulties of large-scale development in the City of Boston.

The new 60,000 s.f. building is a Passive House, which now can often be built for no cost premium over ordinary buildings.  But they are better buildings: use 90% less energy to heat and cool, are more comfortable, durable, and healthful with much better interior air quality. Since completing this building, the architect is building two more-- a 95 unit and 40 unit affordable housing project. The building was conceived as our contribution to the effort to come to grips with the environmental crisis, and the good news is that it is performing as it was designed. 

MCAN member, Jacqueline Royce attended the tour in July and thoroughly enjoyed it; “WOW, Fred Gordon and the Distillery Tour was unforgettable.  What a splendid utopia planned by a philosopher.   I particularly enjoyed the pleasure of meeting MCAN president Ted McIntyre. I will certainly tell other Passive House advocates about your upcoming tours.  Many thanks for helping to arrange such an interesting and important experience.” 

Click here to visit the Distillery North's website to learn more about the apartments and their "green" efforts! 

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August 07, 2017 at 4pm - 6pm
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Patrick Morgan Kathleen Wolf Kathryn Kaspar Lisa Pedicini Nikhil Nadkarni Dylan Bradford Wendell Joseph John Bolduc Austin Lin Sarah Hamilton Peter Metz Sue Butler Maria McMorran George Berbeco Bob Sinrod Andrew Ognibene Jennifer Stevenson Kadineyse Ramize Pena Dave & Inge Damm-Luhr Peggy Kutcher Karen Zweig Seth Federspiel Joan McCabe Grady McGonagill Ariel Elan Emily Snyder John Moore Steve Wenner Toby Ast Grace Hall John Downie Ania Camargo Quinton Zondervan

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Patrick Morgan
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Lisa Pedicini
Nikhil Nadkarni
Dylan Bradford
Wendell Joseph
John Bolduc
Austin Lin
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Peter Metz
Sue Butler
Maria McMorran
George Berbeco
Bob Sinrod
Andrew Ognibene
Jennifer Stevenson
Kadineyse Ramize Pena
Dave & Inge Damm-Luhr
Peggy Kutcher
Karen Zweig
Seth Federspiel
Joan McCabe
Grady McGonagill
Ariel Elan
Emily Snyder
John Moore
Steve Wenner
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