Energy Efficient MEP Design

From Synagogue to Sustainable Housing – North Negley Residences Get a PHIUS+ Refresh

February 10th, 2021

Authorized by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and partially-funded by the Pennsylvania Housing Financing Agency (PHFA) including low-income housing tax credits, the century-old former synagogue recently received a thoughtful rehabilitation led by Beacon Communities in partnership with Desmone Architects. The PHIUS+ pre-certified project is nearly 85% affordable housing and its stunning rotunda (1923) pictured […]

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Pioneer Apartments Revitalizes New Kensington with Affordable & Sustainable Housing

February 10th, 2021

We are delighted to report the official PHIUS+ certification of our collaboration with Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel (PWWG), the Pioneer Apartments in New Kensington, PA. This mixed-use 36-unit work and living space has been sustainably-designed to benefit its entire community from the get-go. The building sits on a donated lot from the city, is […]

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